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Radioisotope Production Operator Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$62,276 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,295

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radioisotope Production Operator is $62,276 a year and $30 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Radioisotope Production Operator is between $44,728 and $76,786. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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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 Charleston, South Carolina, 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:
$72,195
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Charleston, South Carolina

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Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

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