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Tester Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$31,633 (USD)

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Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tester Operator is $31,633 a year and $15 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Tester Operator is between $24,103 and $37,813. 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

  • Breaks extruded tubes and rods by one or more of following methods and inspects exposed surface for defects, such as bubbles beneath skin of metal resulting from too rapid extrusion: (1) nicks workpiece, using file or saw, and breaks workpiece at nick by bending back and forth. (2) saws off piece of tube and holds on table under cone-shaped expander of hydraulic breaker.
  • Starts mechanism to raise table, forcing tube over expander to split sides of tube. (3) loads coiled rod onto coil tester and pulls end of rod to straighten it.
  • Places end of rod in channel of tester and starts mechanism oscillating to fracture rod. (4) places rod in machine and actuates wedge to partially cut rod.
  • Twists and bends rod to break off test piece.
  • Examines ends or interior of rods and tubes for bubbles and cuts off defective sections, using circular saw or automatic shears.
  • Gathers and sorts scrap materials according to type of metal.
  • Positions rods and tubes on table of circular saw or shearing machine and cuts them to length.
  • Important variables may be indicated by trade names of machines used or workpiece tested.
Tester Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Tester Operator jobs: 301

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Tester Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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Feb 16
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Bonner General Health
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Electronics Technician
Feb 12
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
Plans, directs, and records periodic electrical testing, and may recommend or initiate modification or replacement of equipment, designs or methods which fails to meet acceptable operating standards
Firmware Test/ Quality Engineer
Feb 20
Boise, ID, USA
Preco Electronics, Inc
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Software QA Engineer
Nov 29
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
Blackmere Consulting
... operating at the highest standards. Requirements In addition to a solid track record of Automated Testing experience, the right candidate will have several, but may not have all, of the following ...
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