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Radioisotope Production Operator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$70,708 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,471

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radioisotope Production Operator is $70,708 a year and $34 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Radioisotope Production Operator is between $50,784 and $87,182. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$81,969
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Radioisotope Production Operator Job Listings for Maryland, United States

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