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Purification Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$47,141 (USD)

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The average pay for a Purification Operator is $47,141 a year and $23 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Purification Operator is between $35,344 and $56,925. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Controls gas-scrubbing and related equipment to remove impurities from gases: observes temperature, flow, pressure gauges, and liquid-level indicators and moves controls to effect operating equilibrium in equipment, according to plant procedure and correlation of instrument readings.
  • Observes gas-scrubbing fluid through sight glasses to determine process efficiency, indicated by color and flow rate of fluid.
  • Turns valves to maintain brine in brine scrubber at specified strength and regulate temperature of hot water in scrubber jacket, according to indicated efficiency of scrubbing fluid.
  • Inspects pumps, motors, valves, and related equipment and replaces packing in column scrubbers and nitrogen-drying columns at specified intervals with acid, calcium chloride, or brine.
  • Draws samples of gases and fluids for laboratory analysis.
  • Maintains log of gauge readings and results of laboratory analyses.
  • Directs activities of purification-operator helper.
Purification Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Purification Operator jobs: 52

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Purification Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Manufacturing Assistant
May 10
Ridgefield, NJ, USA
Sunrise Systems Inc
Prepares and autoclaves equipment for tissue culture, purification and filling. * May serve as ... Skills * Prior mechanical experience and/or experience working as a Packaging Operator in ...
Senior Scientist - Structural Biology
Feb 27
Princeton, NJ, USA
Candidates will be responsible for the production, purification and/or characterization of a range ... operating procedures and deliver accurate documentation are essential. - Enthusiasm, self ...
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