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Phosphoric Acid Operator Salary

$59,912 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,078

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Phosphoric Acid Operator is $59,912 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Phosphoric Acid Operator is between $43,457 and $73,566. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Phosphoric Acid Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates agitators (reaction vessels), vacuum-filtrate system, and allied equipment from instrumented control board to produce phosphoric acid by reaction of sulfuric acid with phosphate rock in continuous strong-acid process: monitors recording instruments, flowmeters, panel lights, and other indicators, and listens for warning signals to verify conformity of process conditions to plant standards.
  • Starts automatic feed of phosphate rock, water, and sulfuric acid through reaction tanks, vacuum-filtrate system, and pumps.
  • Turns knobs and screws on control board to regulate temperatures, weight, pressures, and flow of materials through system to effect prescribed reaction, according to knowledge of equipment and process.
  • Draws samples of product at specified stages of process for laboratory analysis.
  • Maintains log of gauge readings, shift production, and equipment malfunctions.
  • Patrols area to inspect equipment for leaks and hazards, such as wear and pending malfunction.
Phosphoric Acid Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 42,620

Estimated population of Phosphoric Acid Operator jobs: 194

Rate of error: 4.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,454
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Phosphoric Acid Operator Job Listings for United States

Production Engineer (Rock Springs, WY)
Nov 1
Rock Springs, United States
J.R. SIMPLOT COMPANY
Write procedures in a simple manner that operators can follow. These procedures detail the specific ... Experience in Phosphate Industry/Phosphoric Acid Fertilizer mfg. preferred. Demonstrated ability to ...

The average pay for a Phosphoric Acid Operator is $59,912 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Phosphoric Acid Operator is between $43,457 and $73,566. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Phosphoric Acid Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Production Engineer (Rock Springs, WY)
Nov 1
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Write procedures in a simple manner that operators can follow. These procedures detail the specific ... Experience in Phosphate Industry/Phosphoric Acid Fertilizer mfg. preferred. Demonstrated ability to ...
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