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Chemical Plant Maintenance Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$60,575 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Plant Maintenance Worker is $60,575 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Plant Maintenance Worker is between $44,123 and $74,257. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemical Plant Maintenance Worker. 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

  • Repairs, adjusts, and installs chemical process equipment, according to knowledge of equipment operation and plant specifications.
  • Observes equipment, such as pumps, compressors, generators, reactors, heat exchangers, filters, grinders, and absorbing towers, in operation; or discusses issues with operators to detect and diagnose mechanical defects or malfunction, utilizing knowledge of mechanical function and performance characteristics of equipment.
Chemical Plant Maintenance Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Chemical Plant Maintenance Worker jobs: 1,990

Rate of error: 0.9%

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...

Chemical Plant Maintenance Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Area Maintenance Manager
May 14
Chicago, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
... working in the unit. Assure implementation of best practices throughout the plant. Great ... chemical, pharmaceutical or food processing or related facilities would be ideal. Experience in ...
Plant Maintenance Manager
Jun 21
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Turano Baking Company
As Plant Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for the overall maintenance, efficiency and ... Strong working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC's. * Experienced with CAMS (Computer Assisted ...
QA Lab Technician-2nd shift
Jun 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Daubert Chemical Company, Inc.
... our chemical manufacturing plant located near Midway Airport in Forest View, IL. This position ... Maintain equipment, records (logs, documentation, calibration etc.), in the laboratory area.
Maintenance Electrician (10 hrs/day) Monday-Thursday 8pm-6am, 12pm-10p
Jun 24
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
... plant and equipment • Layout and machine repair parts when necessary and also operate typical ... and clean working environment BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE: • Minimum 3-years' experience in ...
Maintenance Mechanic
Jun 13
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Pinpoint Pharma, LLC
... and plant operations. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES : * Perform troubleshooting and repair of ... Plan detail of working instructions to determine material or replacement needs and select a logical ...
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