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Pebble Mill Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,565 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pebble Mill Operator is $35,565 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pebble Mill Operator is between $27,208 and $42,441. 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 one or more mills that grind materials, such as rock, ore, ingredients for food, drugs, and chemicals with steel, stone, or ceramic balls or rods.
  • Pushes lever or adds balls to mill as needed or specified.
  • Dumps material or opens flow gate to load mill.
  • Secures cover plate.
  • Starts and runs mill for specified time depending on size of load, grindability of material, and required fineness.
  • Removes cover plate, attaches grid, and starts mill to discharge contents.
  • Regulates inflow of materials and observes outflow to ensure attainment of specified product (when operating continuous ball mills).
  • May tend mill utilizing vacuum or other pressure.
  • May tend steam-jacketed mill that heats materials during processing.
  • May use mill to mix materials for wet or dry grinding.
  • May keep production records.
  • May be designated according to grinding agent.
Pebble Mill Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Pebble Mill Operator jobs: 416

Rate of error: 3.0%

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 2,716,450 (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...

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