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Compressor House Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$62,416 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,286

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Compressor House Operator is $62,416 a year and $30 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Compressor House Operator is between $45,273 and $76,641. 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 operation of steam, gas, or electric-motor-driven compressor to maintain specified pressures on high and low pressure mains dispensing gas from gasholders: observes pressure gauges to determine consumption rate variations and turns knobs or switches to regulate pressures.
  • Opens valves to allow gas to flow into and out of compressors.
  • Reads gas meters and records amount of gas received and dispensed from holders.
  • May clean, lubricate, and adjust compressors, using handtools.
  • May regulate gas governors to maintain specified pressure pressure controller.
Compressor House Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

Job family population: 3,560

Estimated population of Compressor House Operator jobs: 76

Rate of error: 6.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,357
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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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