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Digester Operator Helper Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$32,216 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$380

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Digester Operator Helper is $32,216 a year and $15 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Digester Operator Helper is between $24,941 and $38,116. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Feeds wood chips and soda ash or acid into digester that processes wood chips into pulp: unbolts and removes digester cover, using wrench and chain hoist.
  • Lowers feed pipe into digester, using hoist, and pushes button or turns handwheel to load digester with wood chips.
  • Pushes control panel button or turns valve to admit specified quantities of soda ash or acid into digester.
  • Replaces and bolts cover.
  • May remove cover and blow steam from digester at completion of cooking cycle.
  • May tend conveyors that convey chips to hopper or cooked pulp to storage bins.
  • May open valves to blow cooked pulp into pit.
  • May pull lever to dump cooked pulp from rotary digester.
  • May draw and deliver pulp sample to laboratory for analysis.
Digester Operator Helper Job Prevalence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Digester Operator Helper jobs: 178

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,347
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Digester Operator Helper is $32,216 a year and $15 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Digester Operator Helper is between $24,941 and $38,116. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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