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Digester Operator Helper Salary
in Illinois, United States

$31,142 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$367

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Digester Operator Helper is $31,142 a year and $15 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Digester Operator Helper is between $24,109 and $36,846. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Feeds wood chips and soda ash or acid into digester that processes wood chips into pulp: unbolts and removes digester cover, using wrench and chain hoist.
  • Lowers feed pipe into digester, using hoist, and pushes button or turns handwheel to load digester with wood chips.
  • Pushes control panel button or turns valve to admit specified quantities of soda ash or acid into digester.
  • Replaces and bolts cover.
  • May remove cover and blow steam from digester at completion of cooking cycle.
  • May tend conveyors that convey chips to hopper or cooked pulp to storage bins.
  • May open valves to blow cooked pulp into pit.
  • May pull lever to dump cooked pulp from rotary digester.
  • May draw and deliver pulp sample to laboratory for analysis.
Digester Operator Helper Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Digester Operator Helper jobs: 178

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,102
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Digester Operator Helper is $31,142 a year and $15 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Digester Operator Helper is between $24,109 and $36,846. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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