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Chemist Water Purification Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,248 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$793

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemist Water Purification is $49,248 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chemist Water Purification is between $36,524 and $59,871. 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

Description:
  • Analyzes water in purification plant to control chemical processes which soften it or make it suitable for drinking: analyzes samples of filtered water to ensure that quantities of solids left in suspension are below prescribed limits.
  • Determines amounts of liquid chlorine to be used in chlorinators to destroy microbes and other harmful organisms, basing amounts on findings of microbiologist.
  • Determines kinds and amounts of chemicals to be used in removing minerals, acids, salts, and other inorganic compounds from water to soften it.
  • Tests samples extracted from various points in distribution system, such as mains, tanks, pumps, and outlets, to discover possible sources of water contamination.
Chemist Water Purification Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chemical Technicians

Job family population: 64,550

Estimated population of Chemist Water Purification jobs: 4,744

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$57,092
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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