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Radioisotope Production Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$69,816 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,452

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radioisotope Production Operator is $69,816 a year and $34 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Radioisotope Production Operator is between $50,144 and $86,082. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls laboratory compounding equipment enclosed in protective hot cell to prepare radioisotopes and other radioactive materials for use as tracers for biological, biomedical, physiological, and industrial purposes according to written procedures: places specified amounts of chemicals into container to be irradiated at nuclear reactor or with other irradiation equipment.
  • Secures vacuum pump head to outlet valve on special container to replace air with inert gas, and routes container to irradiation facility.
  • Receives irradiated chemicals delivered in shielded cell.
  • Moves manipulator to open container and transfer irradiated contents into glass vessel.
  • Opens pneumatic valves or uses manipulators to add specified types and quantities of chemical reagents into glass vessel to produce radioactive product.
  • Controls manipulators to pour liquids required to perform standard chemical analyses involving titration and filtration.
  • Withdraws radioactive sample for transport to chemical laboratory for analysis.
  • Fills shipping container inside cell with prescribed quantity of radioisotope material for shipment pending sample approval.
Radioisotope Production Operator Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Nuclear Technicians

Job family population: 6,850

Estimated population of Radioisotope Production Operator jobs: 732

Rate of error: 7.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$80,936
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

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