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Operator Waste Treatment Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$59,605 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Waste Treatment is $59,605 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Waste Treatment is between $43,416 and $73,068. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Operator Waste Treatment. 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

  • Operates and controls treatment plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial use.
  • Regulates flow of raw water into treatment plant by operating and controlling electric motors, pumps, and valves.
Operator Waste Treatment Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 117,450

Estimated population of Operator Waste Treatment jobs: 18,672

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Operator Waste Treatment Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Line Operator
Mar 12
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
The Cadmium Line Operator will report to the Lead Line Operator and will work closely with the ... Gain a basic understanding of the cadmium plating line waste water treatment. Qualifications and ...
Sanitation Supervisor
May 6
Clyde's Donuts
Conducts a daily walk through at shift change with the relieved supervisor to assess plant and operating conditions. * Monitors Waste Treatment as necessary, makes adjustments as required and reports ...
Rehab Director
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
HealthPRO - Heritage
... strength and operating efficiency. The position accomplishes this through a respectful ... Track Assessment Period Data to include number of disciplines treating, treatment days/weeks and ...
Scada Systems Engineer
May 17
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Our work involves programming PLC's, HMI's (touch panels & PC based operator interfaces), designing ... Waste Water Treatment Plants Water Distribution Process Control Gas Monitoring and Control ...
Dental Assistant
Mar 26
Lincolnwood, IL, USA
Lincolnwood Mall Dental
... or other dental treatment procedures, such as placement of restorations. 7. Teaching patients ... waste daily. 13. Ensure all operatories are cleaned thoroughly and prepared for the next day. 14.
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