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Roller Pneumatic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,572 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roller Pneumatic is $41,572 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Roller Pneumatic is between $31,254 and $50,116. 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 heavy rolling machine (road roller) to compact earth fills, subgrades, flexible base, and bituminous surface to grade specifications preparatory to construction of highways, streets, and runways: moves levers, depresses pedals, turns handwheels, and pushes throttle to control and guide machine.
  • Drives machine in successive overlapping passes over surface to be compacted.
  • Determines speed and direction of machine, based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures, so that ridges are not formed by excessive pressure.
  • Pushes hand roller and pounds surfaces, using hand tamp, or guides portable power roller over areas not accessible to road roller.
  • May be designated according to surface rolled as road-roller operator, hot mix; subgrade-roller operator; or according to source of power used as diesel-roller operator; gas-roller operator.
Roller Pneumatic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Job family population: 49,760

Estimated population of Roller Pneumatic jobs: 4,982

Rate of error: 2.8%

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...

Roller Pneumatic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic-Direct Hire-Rolling Meadows - Lincolnshire
May 15
Lincolnshire, Illinois, USA
Chase Professionals
PPlease reach out to our Rolling Meadows office for additional information by calling 847-870-1777 ... Troubleshoot, maintain and repair mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components of ...
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Apr 11
Addison, IL, USA
Overton Chicago Gear
... pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches ... on", "roll-up-sleeves" approach to work while maintaining professionalism, positive demeanor and ...
May 6
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Stages rolls of paper at the back of the press using air activated roll pusher, manually pushing ... Basic understanding of Machinery (Hydraulics and Pneumatics). Ability to use hand tools to remove ...
Industrial Electrician
May 16
Schaumburg, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
... and pneumatic systems and ability to diagnose and solve problems Experience with 480 VAC three ... Chaseprofessionals.com) or apply in person: 3501 Algonquin Road Suite 220 Rolling Meadows, Illinois ...
Web Printing Press Operator
Apr 22
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Genesis Resources
Stages rolls of paper at the back of the press using air activated roll pusher, manually pushing ... Basic understanding of Machinery (Hydraulics and Pneumatics). Ability to use hand tools to remove ...
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