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Digester Cook Salary
in Montana, United States

$33,983 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$1,556

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Digester Cook is $33,983 a year and $16 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Digester Cook is between $25,721 and $40,795. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates battery of stationary or rotary steam digesters to cook wood chips with soda ash or acid to make pulp for use in manufacture of paper and insulation board: signals digester-operator helper to charge digesters with specified amounts of chips and chemicals.
  • Turns valves or moves panel controls to admit steam into digesters, to raise temperature and pressure within specified limits, and to start rotary digesters.
  • Monitors temperature, flow, and pressure gauges and charts to ensure that chips are cooked according to specifications.
  • Tests samples of digester liquid by titration or standard color chart to determine completion of cooking process.
  • Opens valves of stationary digester to blow cooked pulp into pit, or pulls lever to tip rotary digester and dump contents.
  • Compiles production records.
  • May be designated according to process as cooker, soda; cooker, sulfate; cooker, sulfite.
Digester Cook Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Dishwashers

Job family population: 503,540

Estimated population of Digester Cook jobs: 1,128

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,396
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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