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Pump Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,091 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$645

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pump Machine Operator is $41,091 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pump Machine Operator is between $30,976 and $49,453. 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:
  • Operates power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semiliquids, gases, or powdered materials, performing any combination of following duties: observes pressure gauges and flowmeters, and adjusts valves to regulate speed of pumps and control pressure and rate of flow of materials.
  • Transfers materials to and from storage tanks, processing tanks, trucks, railroad cars, ships, canals, and mines.
  • Pumps crude oil from wells.
  • Maintains pumps and lines by replacing filters and gaskets, tightening connections, and adjusting pumps, using handtools.
  • May transfer liquids by siphoning.
  • May connect pipelines between pumps and containers or storage tanks being filled or emptied.
  • May collect samples of materials for laboratory analysis.
  • May determine density of liquids, using hydrometer.
  • May record quantity of item pumped.
  • May inventory contents of storage tank, using calibrated rod, or by reading mercury gauge and tank charts.
  • Usually receives verbal or written orders from superior as to amount to be pumped and is not responsible for mixing or processing.
  • May be designated according to material pumped or area of work as acid pumper; glycol-service operator; irrigating-pump operator; tailings-dam pumper; yard pumper.
Pump Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Job family population: 11,500

Estimated population of Pump Machine Operator jobs: 527

Rate of error: 9.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,636
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Pump Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator II - Manteno, IL
May 15
Manteno, IL, USA
Dawn Foods
Check viscosity of batter while it is pumping over.Scrape down mixer after each batter is pumped over.Maintain a clean, safe work environment. This includes all areas of machinery, conveyors, belts ...
CNC Setup
May 2
Downers Grove, IL, USA
imsmfg.com
... fuel pumps, auxiliary drives and shaft adapters. Apply immediately for this challenging and ... Trains operators on machine functionality and inspection criteria / process (SPC). · Monitors ...
Industrial Maintenance
May 9
Forest Park, IL, USA
Adecco
Bag machines * Moguls and related equipment such as pumps, conveyors, printers, tapers etc. ... Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions ...
Industrial Mechanic
May 7
Forest Park, IL, USA
Adecco
Bag machines * Moguls and related equipment such as pumps, conveyors, printers, tapers etc. ... Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions ...
Industrial Maintenance
May 9
Bellwood, IL, USA
Adecco
Bag machines * Moguls and related equipment such as pumps, conveyors, printers, tapers etc. ... Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions ...
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