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Manager Water Treatment Plant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$109,079 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Manager Water Treatment Plant is $109,079 a year and $52 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Manager Water Treatment Plant is between $76,346 and $135,493. 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

  • Manages, plans, and coordinates activities of workers in operation and maintenance of waterworks system to ensure adequate water supply for human consumption, industrial or agricultural use.
  • Schedules and coordinates activities concerned with processing and distributing water.
  • Assigns personnel to shifts to operate filtering and chemical treatment, coagulating and settling basins, and other plant facilities.
Manager Water Treatment Plant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Managers, All Other

Job family population: 430,120

Estimated population of Manager Water Treatment Plant jobs: 533

Rate of error: 0.6%

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...

Manager Water Treatment Plant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Waste Water Treatment Operator - 2nd shift
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Fareva Morton Grove
Performs all operations necessary to operate the liquid waste treatment plant including all start ... Collect and test water samples as required from various process points to determine acidity ...
Drinking Water Process Engineer
Mar 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Donohue & Associates, Inc.
Other responsibilities include project management, involvement in drinking water marketing pursuits ... We also employ certified wastewater treatment plant operators and resident engineers. These ...
Water Treatment Operator / Water Treatment Plants Technician
May 17
Blue Island, IL, USA
Arete Technologies inc
... management and operation teams -Ensure contract compliance of volume and quality specifications -Other duties as assigned Will work at multiple beverage plants in North America - Central Region ...
Reverse osmosis / Chemical handler / Chemical Mixer / Water treatment
May 24
East Chicago, IN, USA
Arete Technologies inc
... customer management and operation teams -Ensure contract compliance of volume and quality ... water treatment equipment including UF/MBR Working experience with PLC control systems, PLC ...
Sr. Water/Wastewater Process Engineer - Naperville, IL
Mar 22
Naperville, IL, USA
Donohue & Associates, Inc.
Prior experience or developing skills to manage project teams including budget, schedule, and ... Engineering News Record ranks Donohue a Top 20 Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Firm. Donohue ...
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