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Recovery Operator Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$43,489 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Recovery Operator is $43,489 a year and $21 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Recovery Operator is between $33,279 and $52,250. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Controls evaporators, furnaces, and dissolving tanks to recover sodium compounds from chemicals spent in paper manufacturing processes: patrols area around recovery units, observing recording devices and indicators on panelboards, flow of chemicals through units, and color of flame in furnaces to detect variations in pressure and temperature of evaporators, determine solid content of evaporated liquor, and detect incomplete burning of liquor in furnace.
  • Turns rheostats to regulate pressure and temperature of evaporators, temperature and rate that liquor is sprayed into furnaces, and rate that molten sodium compounds are transferred from furnace to dissolving tanks.
  • Tests solution at various stages of processing for specific gravity and titration, using testing devices.
  • Adjusts and resets control instrument proportional bands on control board.
  • Records meter readings at specified intervals on progress chart.
Recovery Operator Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

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

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Recovery Operator jobs: 1,421

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Recovery Operator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

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HVAC Technician Department/Engineering & Maintenance Status
Jun 18
Seattle, WA, USA
... recovery, fan powered and VAV boxes, pumps, fans, refrigeration systems, and performs chemical ... Operator Certification preferred but not required. · Knowledge of all applicable codes and ...
Sr Systems and Network Administrator
May 6
Redmond, WA, USA
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... recover, and disaster recovery • Coordinate software upgrades with software vendors and Team ... server operating systems • Experience with public cloud services such as Azure and AWS • ...
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) -- Mental Health
May 13
Tacoma, WA, USA
Metropolitan Development Council
... operating 24/7. ARNP's work directly with guests to assist in progress towards their treatment of mental health. Previous experience working in a recovery or psychiatric environment, or familiarity ...
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