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Coal Pipeline Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,119 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$595

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coal Pipeline Operator is $43,119 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Coal Pipeline Operator is between $32,417 and $51,981. 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:
  • Controls, from master panel, semiautomatic processing plant that pulverizes and mixes coal with water and introduces resulting slurry into pipeline for transportation.
  • Moves controls to start and regulate conveyors, pumps, grinding mills, tank agitators, and auxiliary equipment that convert coal to slurry of specified density and acidity, following standard procedures.
  • Reviews laboratory reports and observes panel lights, flowmeters, and recording instruments to maintain standard conditions in plant and pipeline.
  • Gives directions to assistant to open valves that regulate admission of slurry into pipeline and to make manual adjustments to processing and distribution equipment.
  • Maintains operating log from instrument readings.
  • May control booster pumping stations from panel or direct station operations by telephone.
Coal Pipeline Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Plant and System Operators, All Other

Job family population: 12,360

Estimated population of Coal Pipeline Operator jobs: 1,401

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,987
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 2,705,994 (2018), 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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