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Tempering Machine Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$34,608 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$471

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tempering Machine Operator is $34,608 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Tempering Machine Operator is between $26,124 and $41,651. 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

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.
Tempering Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 33,340

Estimated population of Tempering Machine Operator jobs: 520

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,121
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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