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Gas Compressor Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$68,661 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,545

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gas Compressor Operator is $68,661 a year and $33 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Compressor Operator is between $49,594 and $84,449. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gas Compressor Operator. 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:
  • Operates steam or internal combustion engines to transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas in various production processes.
  • Moves controls and turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Monitors meters, gauges, and recording instrument charts to ensure specified temperature, pressure, and flow of gas through system.
Gas Compressor 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 Gas Compressor Operator jobs: 3,395

Rate of error: 6.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,597
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Gas Compressor Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Medical Gas Service & Testing Technician
Apr 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Medical Technology Associates
We provide medical gas pipeline equipment, air compressor systems, and vacuum systems to healthcare ... Ventilation surveys, operating room testing services. * Indoor air quality (IAQ) and halogenated ...
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