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Oil Pipe Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,932 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Oil Pipe Inspector is $42,932 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Oil Pipe Inspector is between $32,276 and $51,800. 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

  • Inspects steel tubing, casing, drill pipe, and other tubular oil well equipment for defects, using magnetic and optical inspection equipment: positions scanner (ring-shaped object containing induction coils) around pipe and connects wire to automatic graph recorder.
  • Presses switch to start self-propelled scanner along pipe length and observes lines on graph that indicate location, type, and extent of metal blemishes, cracks, and molecular weakness.
  • Inspects interior of pipe for surface imperfections, using optical instrument.
  • Reports findings to engineering personnel.
Oil Pipe Inspector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Oil Pipe Inspector jobs: 167

Rate of error: 0.7%

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Oil Pipe Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Utilities Refrigeration Technician- 2nd Shift
May 3
Bolingbrook, United States
West Liberty Foods
Drain oil from ammonia system. Fill out daily reports. Remove and reinstall ammonia compressors. ... Inspect and maintain the ammonia detection system. Ensure that all ammonia system safeguards are ...
Reliability Services Technician *Moving to Chicago Heights Soon*
Mar 27
Chesterton, IN, USA
Responsible for frequent travel and daily execution of project related tasks such as pipe fitting ... oil flushes, chemical cleaning and fluid reclamation as instructed by supervisor. • Maintain ...
Facility Mechanic - 2nd Shift
Apr 9
South Elgin, IL, USA
FlexiCorps, Inc
Inspect coolant systems and repair coolant leaks. * Join pipes or tubing to equipment and to fuel ... After 1styear-reimbursement for steel toe/oil/skid resistant shoes * Tuition reimbursement program ...
Facilities Mechanic 2nd shift
May 10
Elgin, IL, USA
... equipment. · Inspect coolant systems and repair coolant leaks. · Join pipes or tubing to ... coolants and oils. · Install or repair plumbing fixtures or systems: toilets, sinks, urinals ...
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Mar 27
Elgin, IL, USA
Metro Staffing Service
Inspect coolant systems and repair coolant leaks. * Join pipes or tubing to equipment and to fuel ... oils * Install or repair plumbing fixtures or systems: toilets, sinks, urinals, drain lines and ...
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