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Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant Salary
in Colorado, United States

$46,691 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$756

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant is $46,691 a year and $22 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant is between $34,580 and $56,762. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Analyzes samples of streams, raw and treated wastewater, sludge, and other byproducts of wastewater treatment process to determine efficiency of plant processes and to ensure that plant effluent meets water pollution control requirements, using standard laboratory equipment: conducts tests for settleable solids, suspended solids, total solids, volatile solids, volatile acids, alkalinity, ph, dissolved oxygen demand, turbidity, and other substances.
  • Initiates changes in laboratory procedures and equipment in order to increase efficiency of laboratory.
  • Directs laboratory personnel in prescribed laboratory techniques and performance of routine tests.
Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant Job Prevalence in Colorado, United States

Job family: Chemical Technicians

Job family population: 64,550

Estimated population of Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant jobs: 8,437

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,128
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant Job Listings for Colorado, United States

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