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Water Quality Tester Salary
in United Kingdom

£22,580 (GBP)

Average Salary

£11/hr

Average Hourly

£307

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Water Quality Tester is £22,580 a year and £11 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Water Quality Tester is between £17,182 and £27,014. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Water Quality Tester. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tests water quality to ensure compliance with government standards.
  • Checks data from meters, recorders, and sampler, and inspects equipment in mill.
  • Records readings from plant measuring devices, such as recorders and meters.
  • Removes and replaces record charts.
  • Computes effluent flow from chart for sampling period.
  • Collects waste water samples, using sample bottle.
  • Submits samples to laboratory for testing.
  • Writes report on findings.
  • Observes operation of mill effluent system to determine areas of abnormal pulp spills, leaks, or defects in piping.
  • Inspects machine sampling and measuring devices to determine source of problem or if equipment is malfunctioning.
  • Reviews sampling and operational reports to ensure that results are within limits of water quality standards.
  • Conducts tests, such as ph and dissolved oxygen, to ascertain effluent levels.
  • Notifies supervisor of excessive fluctuation in waterflow or major breakdown in equipment.
  • Records findings on daily log sheet.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£26,176
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Water Quality Tester is £22,580 a year and £11 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Water Quality Tester is between £17,182 and £27,014. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Water Quality Tester. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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