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Heater Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,235 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Heater Worker is $37,235 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Heater Worker is between $28,334 and $44,584. 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

  • Tends portable kettle that heats tar, asphalt, lead, or sealing compound for use as protective coating for pipelines, roofs, and pavement: cuts asphalt, tar, or other corrosion-resistant compound into pieces with ax and places pieces in kettle.
  • Maintains fire under kettle to bring materials to required temperature, judging heat from appearance of materials and gauges on kettle.
  • May remove adhering asphalt from rakes or tamping irons by heating them or by use of fuel oil.
  • May be designated according to material heated as leadite heater; tar heater.
Heater Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Heater Worker jobs: 263

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Heater Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Senior Extrusion Operator
May 24
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Snelling Staffing, L.L.C.
Maintain gauges, fixtures, samples, and "mating parts" in good working order and return same to ... Attaching loading device(s) and dehumidifier. * Affixing or removal of die heater(s
Service Plumber
May 17
Roselle, IL, USA
Mas Plumbing, Inc.
This is a great opportunity for someone that is self motivated, reliable, honest, hard working, organized and that has a good attitude with a willingness to learn. We specialize in water heater and ...
Service plumber
May 7
Bensenville, IL, USA
Franzen Plumbing
Fixture repair/ replacement Water heater repair/replacement Service sewers Experience in Rodding ... We currently have one hard working plumber doing the work of 3 plumbers, and he needs a break. If ...
Illinois Licensed Apprentice Plumbers
May 18
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
McNelly Services, Inc.
Rodding/televising, Water heater repairs, Leak investigation and Repair, Pump check and repair ... Comfortable working at heights up to 35' * Ability to climb ladders * Able to lift 50 lbs. ...
Inside Technical Sales Manager
May 22
Cary, IL, USA
Durex Industries
... working for, or in direct partnership with, a custom-engineered products manufacturer. * Solid to high level of mechanical and/or electrical technical competency (preferably in the electric heater ...
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