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Research Manufacturing Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$171,262 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research Manufacturing Operator is $171,262 a year and $82 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Research Manufacturing Operator is between $117,778 and $213,778. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and prepares small-scale chemical production equipment under laboratory conditions to test methods and chemical processes for product development, following specifications and guidance from research chemists or engineers.
  • Sets up production equipment, such as reactors, stills, stripping towers, separators, and blending tanks, using mechanics' hand tools and portable power tools.
  • Starts pumps and compressors.
  • Turns valves to regulate equipment temperatures, pressures, flow rates, and liquid levels, following process specifications or instructions of technical personnel.
  • Observes meters and gauges to verify process conditions.
  • Performs standard quantitative or qualitative chemical analyses, such as titration, distillation, caustic-insoluble, and color-measurement tests, to verify process conditions and compile research data.
  • Mixes chemical solutions as directed for use in tests.
  • Prepares operating records and reports of test results.
  • May adjust and repair mechanical and electronic testing equipment, using hand tools, circuit diagrams, and maintenance manuals.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Research Manufacturing Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Manufacturing Engineer
Nov 13
Shelton, CT, USA
Inline Plastics Corp
Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge ... operators. * Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space ...
Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Nov 13
Shelton, CT, USA
Inline Plastics Corp
Work closely with research and development, quality assurance and maintenance personnel to prevent ... Rarely a wooden platform is lifted and carried a distance of six feet to enable the operator to ...
R&D Chemist
Nov 7
Manchester, CT, USA
Sumitomo Bakelite North America
Sumitomo Bakelite North America Inc., (www.sbhpp.com), a manufacturer of high performance thermoset ... Provides work direction for technicians and process operators, interacts with customers, vendors ...
Manufacturing Engineer
Sep 4
Farmington, CT, USA
Ultimate Nutrition, Inc
Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians and operators * Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of ...
Plastics Manufacturing - Thermoforming Process Engineer
Sep 18
Shelton, CT, USA
Inline Plastics
Acts as a liaison to the R&D Department to evaluate, recommend, and implement tooling design ... Ensures established process parameters surpass company operating efficiency standards * Accurately ...