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Wet End Tester Salary
in Maine, United States

$33,043 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$446

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wet End Tester is $33,043 a year and $16 an hour in Maine, United States. The average salary range for a Wet End Tester is between $25,178 and $39,532. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maine, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 2023:
$38,306
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Wet End Tester Job Listings for Maine, United States

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