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Research Manufacturing Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$141,213 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research Manufacturing Operator is $141,213 a year and $68 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Research Manufacturing Operator is between $97,113 and $176,270. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, 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.
Research Manufacturing Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Job family population: 84,070

Estimated population of Research Manufacturing Operator jobs: 128

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Research Manufacturing Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

R&D Pilot Plant Scientist
Feb 17
Twin Falls, United States
As a Research and Development Pilot Plant Scientist, you will be responsible for leading and ... Experience in operating or maintaining manufacturing equipment in a food / beverage environment ...
R&D Pilot Plant Technologist
Feb 15
Twin Falls, United States
As a Research and Development Technologist, you will work with the Pilot Team to lead the daily ... in operating or maintaining manufacturing equipment in a food / beverage environment required ...
Software QA Engineer
Nov 29
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
Blackmere Consulting
Our client is one of the largest, global manufacturing and distribution organizations in the West ... With an overall mission of wellness and research into sustainable products, you will be a part of a ...
SMC IT Field Service Technician
Feb 10
Idaho Falls, United States
Battelle Energy Alliance
RESPONSIBILITIES The Special Manufacturing Capability Facility (SMC) at Idaho National Laboratory ... operating systems and products SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENTS To be eligible for employment at INL ...
Quality Technician (D-Shift 6:00 PM to 6:30 AM)
Feb 14
Twin Falls, United States
Comply with all standard operating procedures and requirements under the Quality System. The ... Ability to research historical data when required and report findings * Place raw materials and ...
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