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Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor Salary
in Idaho, United States

$36,364 (USD)

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Last updated: February 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor is $36,364 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor is between $27,301 and $43,875. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates such equipment as continuous roaster, cracker and fanner, dryer, and grinder, to process cocoa beans to make chocolate liquor: turns gas valves and electric switches to start and heat roaster.
  • Sets thermostat and rheostat to control temperature of roaster and speed of rotation.
  • Starts conveyor to transfer specified type and amount of beans from storage to roaster.
  • Examines sample of beans for color, tastes beans for flavor, and crumbles beans to determine moisture content.
  • Adjusts temperature and speed of roaster in accordance with findings.
  • Starts cracking and fanning machine to break and remove husks from roasted cocoa beans cracking-and-fanning-machine operator.
  • Observes nibs (cracked roasted cocoa beans) and shells to evaluate husking process, and adjusts machine accordingly.
  • Opens slide gate on fanner to convey nibs scheduled for dutch processing drier operator.
  • Starts agitator to mix beans in treating tank for specified time.
  • Opens tank gate to release beans for conveying to dryer.
  • Starts gas-fired dryer, sets rheostat, and feels beans for dryness.
  • Starts conveyor to move dried beans to roaster for roasting or to grinding machine liquor-grinding-mill operator.
  • Turns valve to pump chocolate liquor to storage tanks.
  • Patrols area to observe coordination of machine and equipment to ensure orderly flow of material at specified rates.
Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 21,130

Estimated population of Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor jobs: 30

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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