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Pollution Control Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$63,718 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,262

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pollution Control Technician is $63,718 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pollution Control Technician is between $46,218 and $78,240. 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:
  • Creates methods and devices used in the prevention, control, and correction of environmental hazards, working closely with environmental engineers and scientists.
  • Uses principles and theories of science and engineering to solve technical problems.
  • Inspects and keeps equipment affecting air pollution and recycling maintained.
  • Conducts tests and field investigations to obtain data for use by environmental, engineering, and scientific personnel in determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants in air, water, and soil, utilizing knowledge of agriculture, chemistry, meteorology, and principles of applied technologies.
  • Work is more limited in scope and more practically oriented than that of scientists and engineers.
Pollution Control Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Job family population: 32,840

Estimated population of Pollution Control Technician jobs: 4,463

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$73,867
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Pollution Control Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Residential Electrical Technician
Apr 3
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Sunrun
Responsible for scheduling, preparing (completing pre-inspection QA/QC checklist), and completing ... pollution.
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