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Sewage Plant Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$57,373 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$970

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sewage Plant Operator is $57,373 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sewage Plant Operator is between $42,024 and $70,157. 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 sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in wastewater treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage.
  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage.
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and reads meters, gauges, and tests results to determine load requirements.
Sewage Plant Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 117,450

Estimated population of Sewage Plant Operator jobs: 14,446

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,511
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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 2,705,994 (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...

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