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Pulp Making Plant Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,775 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$375

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pulp Making Plant Operator is $31,775 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pulp Making Plant Operator is between $24,959 and $37,595. 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:
  • Feeds wood chips and soda ash or acid into digester that processes wood chips into pulp: unbolts and removes digester cover, using wrench and chain hoist.
  • Lowers feed pipe into digester, using hoist, and pushes button or turns handwheel to load digester with wood chips.
  • Pushes control panel button or turns valve to admit specified quantities of soda ash or acid into digester.
  • Replaces and bolts cover.
  • May remove cover and blow steam from digester at completion of cooking cycle.
  • May tend conveyors that convey chips to hopper or cooked pulp to storage bins.
  • May open valves to blow cooked pulp into pit.
  • May pull lever to dump cooked pulp from rotary digester.
  • May draw and deliver pulp sample to laboratory for analysis.
Pulp Making Plant Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Pulp Making Plant Operator jobs: 178

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,836
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

Pulp Making Plant Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Tool Room Operator
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
H&K Perforating LLC
Responsibilities and Duties May Include · Position reports to Foreman/Plant Manger · Setup ... compensation. · Die making experience a plus. Company Description Established and growing ...
Packager/Helper Operator
May 20
Kankakee, IL, USA
BASF Corporation
Assistance to plant during outages, and maintain operating condition of key equipment Work ... making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a ...
Plant Manager
May 9
Michigan City, IN, USA
PHM Brands, LLC
Manage employees operating all machinery and systems for all shifts, ensuring sound practice in all ... Demonstrated problem solving/decision making skills * 5+ years warehouse and/or packaging plant ...
Plant Production Manager
May 9
Michigan City, IN, USA
PHM Brands, LLC
Manage employees operating all machinery and systems for all shifts, ensuring sound practice in all ... Demonstrated problem solving/decision making skills * 3+ years warehouse and/or packaging plant ...
CNC Operator
May 1
South Elgin, IL, USA
KrisDee & Associates
Duties: * Assist Set-Up person in making set-ups, as required. * Use program and tools furnished ... Notifies Set-Up Person, Group Leader, Plant Manager or Quality personnel of non-standard materials ...
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