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Yeast Maker Salary
in Arizona, United States

$35,795 (USD)

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The average pay for a Yeast Maker is $35,795 a year and $17 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Yeast Maker is between $27,056 and $43,042. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls equipment to prepare mixture of mash and yeast for use in manufacture of distilled liquors: weighs specified quantities of rye and malt meal, depending upon amount of yeast required, and dumps them into yeast tub (cooker) filled with specified amount of water.
  • Opens valves to admit steam that circulates through coil pipes in tub and cooks mixture.
  • Starts revolving blades in tub to agitate mixture as it cooks.
  • Observes temperature gauges and increases or decreases steam pressure to maintain constant temperature as mash cooks.
  • Pours yeast culture into cooked mash and mixes mash with revolving blades.
  • Stops revolving blades when mash and yeast are thoroughly mixed.
  • Tests mash to determine temperature and specific gravity (proof), using thermometer and hydrometer, and records results.
  • Observes gauges and increases or decreases steam to ensure that mash ferments at constant temperature.
  • Notifies fermentation operator when mash is ready to be pumped into fermentation tank.
  • Removes sample of mash for laboratory analysis.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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