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Absorption Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,931 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$655

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Absorption Operator is $43,931 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Absorption Operator is between $32,893 and $53,095. 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:
  • Operates equipment that absorbs gases and liquids into water or other solvents to produce chemicals, such as hydrochloric acid or ammonium hydroxide.
  • Starts pumps, turns valves, and observes flow meters to control concentration, flow, temperature, and quantity of coolant, gas, liquid, and absorbing liquor through cooling and absorption towers.
  • Turns valves to regulate feed of solution produced and rate of steam to purge boilers and condensers to separate impurities from solution and obtain product of designated strength and specific gravity.
  • Draws sample and tests specific quality and acidity, using hydrometer and pH meter, or submits sample to laboratory for analysis.
  • Pumps solution between equipment and storage tanks or tank cars.
  • Maintains log of instrument readings, test results, and shift production.
  • May be designated according to solution produced.
Absorption Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Absorption Operator jobs: 70

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,929
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Absorption Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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