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Pulp & Paper Tester Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$34,911 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pulp & Paper Tester is $34,911 a year and $17 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Pulp & Paper Tester is between $26,601 and $41,766. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

  • Tests samples of each batch of pulp and run of paper, using standard testing equipment and chemical analyses to control quality and uniformity of products: measures acidity of pulp, using ph meter.
  • Measures weight, thickness, and bulk of standard paper sample, using micrometer and scales.
  • Determines liquor content of pulp, using standard chemical analyses.
  • Makes hand sheet from pulp, using wire screen, press, and drying oven.
  • Counts dirt specks in unit area of sheet, using microscope.
  • Tests hand sheet and paper samples for bursting, tearing, and folding strength, using specified test equipment.
  • Measures brightness of hand sheet and paper, using reflectance meter and compares color with standard colors.
  • Records test data and prepares report for machine operators.
  • May be designated according to product tested as paper tester; pulp tester; or according to processing stage as dry-end tester; wet-end tester.
Pulp & Paper Tester Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Pulp & Paper Tester jobs: 199

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in...

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