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Wet End Tester Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$41,167 (USD)

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The average pay for a Wet End Tester is $41,167 a year and $20 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Wet End Tester is between $31,368 and $49,251. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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.
Wet End Tester Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Wet End Tester jobs: 199

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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