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Cathode Washer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$25,282 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$301

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cathode Washer is $25,282 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cathode Washer is between $24,959 and $29,269. 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:
  • Cleans electrolytic cells and cell assemblies, performing any combination of following tasks: connects hose to water or steam line and flushes cell to clean surfaces.
  • Scrapes assemblies, using handscrapers and wire brushes to remove accumulations of dirt, putty, scale, and encrusted salt.
  • Transfers cathodes to washrack, using wheeled cart and hoist.
  • Flushes cathodes and cathode screens with water to remove asbestos and caustic residue, and transfers cathodes to drying area.
  • Flushes pit sump and recovered asbestos with water.
  • Cleans sight glasses and glass tubing by dipping in acid, solvent, and water.
  • May be designated according to cell equipment cleaned as cathode washer.
Cathode Washer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Job family population: 373,290

Estimated population of Cathode Washer jobs: 7,167

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,308
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

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