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Sprayer Hand Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,420 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sprayer Hand is $37,420 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sprayer Hand is between $28,513 and $44,769. 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

  • Sprays herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides on trees, shrubs, and lawns, using hoses and truck-mounted tank: fills sprayer tank with water and chemicals according to formula, using hose or pump.
  • Pulls spray hose from truck-mounted reel, turns knob, presses lever, and points nozzle selected according to job site characteristics, such as type of infestation, wind direction and velocity, plantings and terrain, to spray weeds, trees, shrubs, and lawns.
  • Occasionally manipulates levers that control hydraulically powered, truck-mounted boom to position spray wands and release chemical solutions under pressure to spray ground areas.
  • May use portable spray equipment.
  • May grub out and burn infested bushes.
  • May destroy diseased trees.
  • May spray livestock with pesticides.
Sprayer Hand Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

Job family population: 25,900

Estimated population of Sprayer Hand jobs: 12,107

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Sprayer Hand Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Landscape Crew Leader West Chicago, IL
May 3
West Chicago, IL, USA
The Davey Tree Expert Company
... lift, sprayer, hand saw, chain saw, sledge hammer, dump truck, shovel, rake, ropes, pulleys and related equipment) + Apply pesticides, herbicides and other materials in accordance with label ...
Carwash Tech
Apr 29
Chicago, IL, USA
... sprayer nozzles. * Turn valves or disconnect hoses to eliminate water, cleaning solutions, or ... Remove and reattach vehicle parts or trim, using hand tools. * * The company reserves the right to ...
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