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Specialties Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$62,858 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Specialties Operator is $62,858 a year and $30 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Specialties Operator is between $45,658 and $77,184. 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

  • Controls equipment to prepare chemical solutions to meet customers' small-lot orders or special specifications, performing any combination of following tasks: starts pumps and agitators.
  • Turns valves to admit and discharge chemicals to and from process vessels and to weigh tanks.
  • Observes scales and stops pumps when required weight is attained.
  • Mixes chemicals, according to proportion tables and prescribed formulas, in reaction vessel, and turns steam valves or sets thermostat to heat vessel to specified temperature.
  • Mixes prepared materials with precipitants to produce slurry in dissolving and precipitating tanks dissolver operator.
Specialties Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Specialties Operator jobs: 281

Rate of error: 4.0%

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...

Specialties Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Operating Room RN
May 22
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Mixer Operator
Apr 2
Broadview, IL, USA
Pure's Food Specialties
Machine Operators and Mixers for all shifts. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES · Ability to work in a safe manner, follow safety guidelines. · Understand and follow Food Safety policies. · Ability to read ...
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS OPERATOR (15W) * Enlisted * * Officer * Active Duty * * Army Reserve ... Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus. EDUCATION ...
Townsend Shaver Operator
May 7
Cicero, IL, USA
American Jebco Corporation
Seeking experienced machine operator that is familiar with Townsend Shaving machines. Skills must ... We manufacture specialty screws and fasteners. American Jebco Corporation has engineering and ...
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