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Chemical Handler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,254 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Handler is $39,254 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Handler is between $28,872 and $47,921. 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

  • Handles all aspects of chemical, gas cylinder, and related production material handling and storage within the organization.
  • Controls and keeps track of chemical and clean room inventory, including tracking expiration dates of chemicals; and leads the practice of mitigating waste.
  • Ensures quality and quantity of chemical production supplies and timely delivery of chemical materials to designated locations.
Chemical Handler Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 77,870

Estimated population of Chemical Handler jobs: 3,429

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Chemical Handler Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Material Handler II - Direct Hire w/Benefits
Jun 23
Woodridge, IL, USA
APL Logistics
The Material Handler II provides warehouse services through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products and materials using manual labor, standard power equipment and ...
Material Handler
Jun 13
McCook, IL, USA
GPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions
Material Handler MCCOOK, IL - CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS GPA is the market leader in substrate solutions for offset, digital and wide format printing, with a comprehensive offering of pressure sensitive ...
Material Handler/NO FORKLIFT
Jun 24
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
Warehouse Material Handler Full-time 1st shift M-F 6am-3:30pm with occasional overtime during busy season. Duties/Responsibilities: * Unloading of all incoming containers and shipments associated ...
Material Handler - Clean Environment - 2nd Shift (AU#319811)
Jun 13
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
As a Material Handler in this job, you will learn how to operate additional Forklifts, and more! Apply NOW for this excellent Long-term Temp-to-Hire Material Handler Position. Any experience on a ...
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