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Power Cleaner Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,714 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Power Cleaner Operator is $34,714 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Power Cleaner Operator is between $26,628 and $41,355. 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

  • Drives industrial vacuum cleaner through designated areas, such as factory aisles and warehouses, to collect scrap, dirt, and other refuse.
  • Empties trash collecting box or bag at end of each shift.
  • May sift refuse to recover usable materials, such as screws, metal scrap, or machine parts.
  • May clean machine, using rags and vacuum cleaner.
  • May refuel machine and lubricate parts.
  • May hand sweep areas inaccessible to machine and pick up scrap.
Power Cleaner Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Job family population: 2,164,040

Estimated population of Power Cleaner Operator jobs: 154,404

Rate of error: 0.5%

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...

Power Cleaner Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 8
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ADDAH Blue Corporation
Must have a valid FAA Airframe and Power-Plant license. * Good communication skills; ability to ... clean driving record (NO moving violations) * Must own a reliable operating motor vehicle to ...
Packager/Helper Operator
May 20
Kankakee, IL, USA
BASF Corporation
Description At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing ... Prepare equipment for operation, maintenance, & cleaning. * Responsible for all aspects of personal ...
RotoMold Operator Machine Operator 19-00020
May 23
Hampshire, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Knowledge of power tools and functions * Ability to read ruler and follow finishing procedures ... Keep work area clean and orderly * Must be a self-starter and good communicator * Examine parts ...
Production Operator
May 21
Elgin, IL, USA
FlexiCorps, Inc
Keep work are clean and orderly. * Maintain communication with next shift person to take over ... Must have knowledge of power tools and functions. * Must be a self-starter. Company Description ...
Extrusion Machine Operator - 12 hour Shifts
May 16
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Phoenix Staffing & Management Systems, Inc.
The work environment is extremely clean and follows sanitary regulations because the packaging ... Candidates should have a solid mechanical aptitude, comfortable working with hand tools & power ...
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