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Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant Salary
in Maryland, United States

$49,026 (USD)

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The average pay for a Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant is $49,026 a year and $24 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant is between $36,309 and $59,601. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Chemist Wastewater Treatment Plant Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Plant Technician
Dec 2
City Of Cumberland
Wastewater Treatment Plant APPLICATIONS and DETAILS OF THE POSITIONS: May be obtained from the Human Resources Office, City Hall, Second Floor, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and from ...
Water Treatment Consultant
Dec 6
Baltimore, United States
Sheppard T. Powell Associates, LLC
... Plant commissioning - Chemistry manual development and/or training seminars - Makeup water ... treatment systems and steam/water cycle chemistry problems - Chemical cleaning planning and ...