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Plating-Tank Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,768 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$665

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plating-Tank Operator is $43,768 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Plating-Tank Operator is between $32,904 and $52,763. 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

Description:
  • Coats metal objects electrolytically with chromium, copper, cadmium, or other metal to provide protective or decorative surfaces or to build up worn surfaces according to specifications, operating plating equipment.
  • Reads work order to determine size and composition of object to be plated, type concentration and temperature of plating solution, type and thickness and location of specified plating metal, and amount of electrical current and time required to complete plating process.
  • Immerses object in cleaning and rinsing baths.
  • Suspends object, such as part or mold, from cathode rod (negative terminal) and dips object in plating solution.
Plating-Tank Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Plating-Tank Operator jobs: 3,937

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,739
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Plating-Tank Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Chrome Plating Technician
Apr 12
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Bales Metal Surface Solutions
Strong Chemistry background Role and Responsibilities Responsible for all aspects of operating a ... plating tanks * Work to ensure safe practices and company policies and procedures are being ...
Electroless Nickel Plater
Apr 21
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Bales Metal Surface Solutions
Role and Responsibilities Responsible for all aspects of operating an electroless nickel plating ... plating tanks * Work to ensure safe practices and company policies and procedures are being ...
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