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Aqueduct & Reservoir Keeper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,488 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

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The average pay for an Aqueduct & Reservoir Keeper is $43,488 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Aqueduct & Reservoir Keeper is between $32,694 and $52,470. 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

  • Controls equipment to regulate waterflow and water level in reservoirs: turns valves and pulls levers to regulate waterflow through aqueduct and floodgates.
  • Reads gauges and meters to control specified waterflow, water levels, and water pressure in reservoir.
  • Records data, such as water level, turbidity, temperature, and flow rate.
  • Lubricates and performs minor repairs to equipment, using handtools.
  • Patrols area to detect property damage and to prevent trespassing.
  • May tend heating apparatus to prevent freezing of valves and gates.
  • May add chemicals to water to retard organic growth such as algae.
Aqueduct & Reservoir Keeper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Plant and System Operators, All Other

Job family population: 12,360

Estimated population of Aqueduct & Reservoir Keeper jobs: 1,189

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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