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Pharmaceutical Ion Exchange Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$35,290 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pharmaceutical Ion Exchange Operator is $35,290 a year and $17 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Pharmaceutical Ion Exchange Operator is between $26,531 and $42,543. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates equipment to remove impurities from water used in manufacturing pharmaceuticals and toilet preparations.
  • Starts pumps and turns valves to regulate flow of water into ion-exchanger to remove impurities such as magnesium and calcium.
  • Activates electronic particle-detection devices to indicate level of impurities in treated water and automatically shut down system when impurities reach undesirable level, indicating need to regenerate system.
  • Pumps water through tanks to flush system preparatory to regeneration.
  • Circulates caustic solution through ion-exchanger to remove impurities from synthetic resins.
  • Pumps water through system to rinse resin beds to remove caustic solution.
  • Observes operation of pump units and pipe systems to detect leaks or mechanical defects.
  • May tend water softener and demineralizing units to provide purified water for chemical process systems.
Pharmaceutical Ion Exchange Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 77,870

Estimated population of Pharmaceutical Ion Exchange Operator jobs: 2,897

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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