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Sandblasting Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,267 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sandblasting Operator is $39,267 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sandblasting Operator is between $29,760 and $47,137. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Sandblasting Operator. 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

  • Operates and tends automatic sandblasting machine that cleans grease, oil, and grit.
  • Rolls items off conveyor into machine cabinet.
  • Closes door and sets automatic timer at starting position.
Sandblasting Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,410

Estimated population of Sandblasting Operator jobs: 164

Rate of error: 4.6%

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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Sandblasting Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Deburring Operator
Apr 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Overton Chicago Gear
May also operate burring/deburring machines, polishers, part washers and sandblasters. Personal ... As Burring/Deburring Operator, this position is to: -set-up assigned production equipment without ...
Service Technician
Jun 10
South Elgin, IL, USA
Principal Service Solutions
Clean industrial pumps using high-pressure parts washer, bead blaster, and sandblaster * Operate material handling equipment including but not limited to forklifts, battery operated pallet jacks and ...
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