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Dust Collector Attendant Salary
in Illinois, United States

$34,302 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$449

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dust Collector Attendant is $34,302 a year and $16 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Dust Collector Attendant is between $26,276 and $40,863. 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:
  • Tends equipment that washes taconite ore dust collected from air: starts dust collection equipment and turns valves to adjust pressure to required level as indicated by manometer.
  • Examines parts of dust collector, such as pipes, nozzles, strainers, and collection surfaces, for pluggings, breaks, leaks, and residue.
  • Closes water valves and stops pumps to permit cleaning and repairing of equipment.
  • Washes residue from collection surfaces, pumps, hoppers, and fans, using water hose.
  • Turns threaded water nozzles into fittings to change type of nozzle or to replace defective ones.
  • Removes mesh strainers and cleans them, using airhose.
  • Tightens glands on pumps and valves, using wrenches.
  • May record gauge readings.
  • May tend equipment that extracts carbon dust from air.
Dust Collector Attendant Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,410

Estimated population of Dust Collector Attendant jobs: 811

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,765
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 Dust Collector Attendant is $34,302 a year and $16 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Dust Collector Attendant is between $26,276 and $40,863. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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