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Tempering Machine Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$42,885 (USD)

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The average pay for a Tempering Machine Operator is $42,885 a year and $21 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Tempering Machine Operator is between $32,372 and $51,612. 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

  • Heats and cools chocolate using water-jacketed kettles or automatic equipment to temper chocolate in preparation for molding or coating operations.
  • Starts pumps to transfer specified quantity of chocolate from storage tanks or dumps block chocolate into tempering kettles.
  • Observes thermometer and turns valves to admit water or steam into jacket of kettle and to alternately heat and cool chocolate, according to temperature time chart specifications.
  • Starts agitators and scrapers to mix chocolate in tank.
  • Tests viscosity of chocolate with viscosimeter, and adds cocoa butter and lecithin as required.
  • Pumps chocolate from tempering kettle through water-cooled column when using automatic tempering equipment.
  • Sets thermometer dial to regulate temperature of chocolate to achieve specified temper.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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