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Tempering Machine Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$42,751 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$581

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tempering Machine Operator is $42,751 a year and $21 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Tempering Machine Operator is between $32,270 and $51,450. 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

Description:
  • 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 2023:
$49,560
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Tempering Machine Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

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