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Beater Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,843 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Beater Engineer is $35,843 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Beater Engineer is between $27,384 and $42,772. 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 beater engines and related equipment to process furnish for making paper, roofing felt, and related products.
  • Starts pumps and alters valves to regulate flow of specified amount of slush pulp into vat.
  • Starts engines and adjusts beater rolls to obtain specified degree of pulp fineness and hydration.
  • Examines furnish for specified consistency and size of fibers.
  • Dips sample from vat for laboratory testing.
  • Starts pumps to transfer furnish to storage chests.
  • May operate machine to refine pulp.
  • May make freeness and acidity tests.
  • May calculate volume and weight of furnish ingredients from technical control formulas.
  • May mix and cook dyes for furnish.
  • May control operation of battery of beaters.
Beater Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Beater Engineer jobs: 304

Rate of error: 3.0%

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 2,705,994 (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...

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