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Fine Chemicals Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$141,213 (USD)

Average Salary

$68/hr

Average Hourly

$6,863

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fine Chemicals Operator is $141,213 a year and $68 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Fine Chemicals Operator is between $97,113 and $176,270. 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

Description:
  • Operates and prepares small-scale chemical production equipment under laboratory conditions to test methods and chemical processes for product development, following specifications and guidance from research chemists or engineers.
  • Sets up production equipment, such as reactors, stills, stripping towers, separators, and blending tanks, using mechanics' hand tools and portable power tools.
  • Starts pumps and compressors.
  • Turns valves to regulate equipment temperatures, pressures, flow rates, and liquid levels, following process specifications or instructions of technical personnel.
  • Observes meters and gauges to verify process conditions.
  • Performs standard quantitative or qualitative chemical analyses, such as titration, distillation, caustic-insoluble, and color-measurement tests, to verify process conditions and compile research data.
  • Mixes chemical solutions as directed for use in tests.
  • Prepares operating records and reports of test results.
  • May adjust and repair mechanical and electronic testing equipment, using hand tools, circuit diagrams, and maintenance manuals.
Fine Chemicals Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Job family population: 84,070

Estimated population of Fine Chemicals Operator jobs: 128

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$163,705
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Fine Chemicals Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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