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Steam Cleaner Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,573 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Steam Cleaner is $32,573 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Steam Cleaner is between $25,217 and $38,539. 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

  • Cleans engines, bodies, and chassis of automotive vehicles, using high pressure steam hose and detergent solution: starts boiler to generate steam.
  • Sprays steam and detergent solution over vehicle chassis, engine, or parts, to remove dirt and grease.
  • Lowers engine or chassis parts into tank of detergent solution, by hand or by use of hoist, to clean inaccessible surfaces.
  • Scrapes off adherent grime and grease, using wire brush or putty knife.
  • May spray vehicle body with steam and caustic compound to remove paint.
  • May clean forging dies and be designated steam-clean-machine operator.
Steam Cleaner Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Job family population: 373,290

Estimated population of Steam Cleaner jobs: 7,044

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Steam Cleaner Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

DISHWASHER (FULL/PART-TIME) at Nazarethville Presence
Jun 16
Des Plaines, United States
Steam cleans or hoses out garbage cans. * Transfers supplies and equipment between storage and work areas. * Helps load and unload supplies and product. * Performs other duties as assigned. About ...
Locker Room Attendant
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
University Club of Chicago
Housekeeping responsibilities include: -Deep cleaning of all wet areas (showers, steam room, bathrooms). -Cleaning Fitness equipment and the Fitness Center. -Cleaning the Squash Courts. -Keeping all ...
Carwash Tech
Apr 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Mix cleaning solutions, abrasive compositions, or other compounds, according to formulas. * Turn valves or handles on equipment to regulate pressure or flow of water, air, steam, or abrasives from ...
Part time hot food server position
May 29
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Mayslake Village
Server is primarily responsible for serving guests on a cafeteria style steam table line and cleaning dishes in a dish room area while providing support in all areas of the dining room. Also will ...
Cook- *SIGN-ON BONUS*- Full-Time
Mar 25
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Windsor Park
Clean up steam table and all hot food areas. * Complete weekly cleaning assignments as scheduled. The ideal candidate will have: * High school education or equivalent. * One year of food service ...
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