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Chemist Water Purification Salary
in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

$45,508 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$733

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemist Water Purification is $45,508 a year and $22 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Chemist Water Purification is between $33,750 and $55,324. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 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:
$52,756
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg Cost of Living Score:

Description: Harrisburg ( HARR-iss-burg; Pennsylvania German: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. With a population of 49,192, it is the 15th largest city in the Commonwealth. It lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, 107 miles (172 km) west of Philadelphia. Harrisburg is the anchor of the Susquehanna Valley metropolitan area, which had a 2018 estimated population of 574,659, making it the fourth most populous in Pennsylvania and 96th most populous in the United States. Harrisburg played a notable role in American history during...

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