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Gas Regulator Repairer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,529 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gas Regulator Repairer is $48,529 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Regulator Repairer is between $35,990 and $58,947. 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

  • Tests, repairs, and adjusts regulators (gas governors), relief valves, and related equipment used to control gas pressure in city gas mains and service pipes, pipelines, in-plant gas systems, and petroleum refineries: dismantles regulator and examines such parts as springs, valves, and diaphragm for wear or deterioration.
  • Cleans corrosion and tar deposits from serviceable parts, using solvents and wire brush.
  • Cuts seat to receive new orifice, taps inspection ports, and performs other repairs to salvage usable materials, using handtools and machine tools.
  • Reassembles regulator with new and reconditioned parts, according to blueprints.
  • Connects regulator to test stand and turns screw adjustment until test-stand gauges indicate regulator inlet and outlet pressures are according to specifications for regulator and type of service.
  • Tests and adjusts pressure setting of relief valves in similar manner.
  • Records work done, pressure adjustment, and related data for each instrument.
  • May install regulators, and such related equipment as gas meters, odorization units, and gas-pressure-telemetering equipment.
Gas Regulator Repairer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Gas Regulator Repairer jobs: 1,010

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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