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Wet End Tester Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$39,217 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wet End Tester is $39,217 a year and $19 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Wet End Tester is between $29,882 and $46,919. 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

  • Tests samples of each batch of pulp and run of paper, using standard testing equipment and chemical analyses to control quality and uniformity of products: measures acidity of pulp, using ph meter.
  • Measures weight, thickness, and bulk of standard paper sample, using micrometer and scales.
  • Determines liquor content of pulp, using standard chemical analyses.
  • Makes hand sheet from pulp, using wire screen, press, and drying oven.
  • Counts dirt specks in unit area of sheet, using microscope.
  • Tests hand sheet and paper samples for bursting, tearing, and folding strength, using specified test equipment.
  • Measures brightness of hand sheet and paper, using reflectance meter and compares color with standard colors.
  • Records test data and prepares report for machine operators.
  • May be designated according to product tested as paper tester; pulp tester; or according to processing stage as dry-end tester; wet-end tester.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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