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Hydraulic Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,708 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hydraulic Operator is $35,708 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hydraulic Operator is between $27,281 and $42,611. 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 hydraulic corrugating machine that corrugates metal tubes used in making bellows: moves controls of machine to expand corrugating plates and position spacers between plates.
  • Places tube in opening of plates.
  • Pulls levers to close cradle, remove spacers, and pump water into tube forcing tube walls to conform to shape of corrugated plates.
Hydraulic Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 18,300

Estimated population of Hydraulic Operator jobs: 429

Rate of error: 3.7%

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...

Hydraulic Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Assembler / Machine Operator
Jun 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Della Infotech Inc.
Assembles metal products, such as draft gears, slack adjusters, handbrakes, or hydraulic cylinders ... Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance ...
Heavy Equipment Operator
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
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Machine Operator Swiss CNC
Apr 24
Hanover Park, IL, USA
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment operating CNC Machines. * Knowledge ... best hydraulic, automotive and OEM companies in the world. Camcraft has received Industry Week ...
Molding Machine Operators $12.10/hr 1st shift!
Apr 17
South Holland, IL, USA
Resolve Human Resources
Resolve Human Resources is looking for Molding Machine Operators for a Temp to Hire position in a ... Press products to shape on air and hydraulic press * Measuring periodically for consistent size ...
Web Printing Press Operator
Apr 22
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Genesis Resources
Basic understanding of Machinery (Hydraulics and Pneumatics). Ability to use hand tools to remove, install, and adjust parts of machine. * Ability to perform simple calculations (addition ...
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