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Rotary Pump Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$80,395 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotary Pump Operator is $80,395 a year and $39 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Pump Operator is between $57,333 and $99,371. 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

  • Sets up and controls exhaust equipment to remove gases and impurities from electron and cathode ray tubes, following procedure manuals, work orders, and specifications: reads production schedules and procedure manuals to determine tube specifications and operational sequence.
  • Calculates equipment control settings, applying standard formulas to determine power, temperature, and vacuum, according to tube size and type.
  • Sets controls on power supplies, ovens, and pumps according to calculations.
  • Observes meters, gauges, and recording instruments during operation, and adjusts controls to ensure tubes are exhausted as specified.
  • Troubleshoots exhaust equipment to locate malfunction when tubes fail to exhaust.
  • Repairs faulty exhaust equipment, or notifies maintenance department of faulty equipment.
  • May test and inspect tubes for leaks, using leak detection equipment.
  • May set up and operate aging equipment to stabilize electrical properties of tube.
  • May be designated according to type of equipment operated as rotary pump operator.
Rotary Pump Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Job family population: 32,790

Estimated population of Rotary Pump Operator jobs: 128

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Rotary Pump Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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