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Yeast Culture Developer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,898 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$732

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Yeast Culture Developer is $46,898 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Yeast Culture Developer is between $34,924 and $56,871. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Selects and cultivates yeast cells to develop pure yeast culture for brewing beer and malt liquors: samples beer in fermenting stages to select specimens containing yeast cells having specific reproduction characteristics.
  • Prepares cover glasses and slides with smears of yeast preparation taken from beer samples.
  • Examines slides under microscope to isolate specific cells and record position of cells.
  • Incubates slides to allow colonies of cells to form.
  • Inoculates cells with hopped wort, using sterile needle to transfer cells from slides to flasks containing wort.
  • Cultivates cells in flasks by incubation and propagates single cell cultures by transferring cells to additional flasks.
  • Siphons developing yeast culture from flasks to tanks and pumps yeast culture from tanks to sterile barrels.
  • Seals barrels with sterile bung and packs sealed barrels in dry ice to prevent yeast degeneration.
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment.
Yeast Culture Developer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Job family population: 21,120

Estimated population of Yeast Culture Developer jobs: 2,115

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,368
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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