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Charging Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$39,484 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Charging Operator is $39,484 a year and $19 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Charging Operator is between $29,805 and $47,479. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Fills cylinders and other containers with liquefied or compressed gases using equipment.
  • Changes cylinder valves with wrench, or adjusts them to prescribed tension, using torque wrench.
  • Rolls cylinders onto platform scale, or positions cylinders in manifold racks manually or with chain hoist.
  • Connects lines from manifold to cylinders, using wrench.
  • Fills cylinders by any of following methods: (1) sets pressure gauge to specified reading and listens for buzzer indicating completion of filling; (2) adjusts valves and observes gauge to fill cylinders to specified pressure; (3) observes scale indicator to fill cylinders to specified weight; or (4) fills cylinder to excess, rolls cylinder onto scale, and connects exhaust line to release excess gas and attain prescribed gross weight.
  • Sprays or brushes chemical solution onto cylinder valve to test for leaks.
  • Fills out and attaches warning and identification tags or decals, specifying tare and gross weight, cylinder number, type of gas, and date filled, and records data.
  • May test gas for purity, using burette or other testing equipment.
  • May inspect or test empty cylinder.
  • May evacuate residual gases from cylinders.
  • May test filled cylinders for specified gas pressure by connecting gauge and comparing reading with chart.
  • May tend and maintain generator or compressor in filling process.
  • May be designated according to type of container filled.
Charging Operator Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Charging Operator jobs: 8,216

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

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