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Chemist Water Purification Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$49,038 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$790

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemist Water Purification is $49,038 a year and $24 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Chemist Water Purification is between $36,368 and $59,615. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia, 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:
$56,848
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Cost of Living Score:

Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware...

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