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Cement Rotary Kiln Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,098 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cement Rotary Kiln Operator is $37,098 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cement Rotary Kiln Operator is between $28,230 and $44,383. 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 rotary type kilns and auxiliary equipment, such as conveyors, feeders, and dust collectors, to calcine chemicals, raw ground stone, gypsum, slate, or clay or cement slurry: lights burners, starts equipment to feed materials, and moves controls to rotate kiln drum, start dust collecting mechanism, and regulate damper.
  • Observes color and shape of flame, monitors gauges, and moves controls to regulate feed of fuel to maintain specified temperature.
  • Records data, such as kiln temperature, fuel consumption, and power consumed.
  • Inspects kiln for accumulation of clinkers and deterioration of lining.
  • May fire tripod-mounted shotgun to blast clinkers from kiln wall.
  • May tend cooler mechanism.
  • May tend grinders and vibrating screens to pulverize and size product prior to calcining.
Cement Rotary Kiln Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Cement Rotary Kiln Operator jobs: 163

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 2,716,450 (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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