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Tank Cleaner Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,530 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$423

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tank Cleaner is $31,530 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tank Cleaner is between $24,959 and $37,208. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tank Cleaner. 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:
  • Cleans interiors of boilers, storage tanks, industrial processing tanks, kilns, and tank and refrigerator railroad cars to remove emulsion and incrustations, using shovels, squeegees, brooms, scrapers, hoses, water, and solvents: drains tank, connects hose to water or steam lines, and sprays walls, roof, and bottom of tank to flush residue, such as oil, acid, grease, and sludge through tank openings.
  • Scrapes and scrubs walls, using detergents, solvents, scrapers, and brushes to remove incrustations, scale, or deposits of coke or catalyst.
  • Sweeps up debris and shovels sludge into buckets or wheelbarrows or down chutes.
  • Removes chemical residues and other liquids from tank bottoms with squeegees or pump and suction hoses.
  • May dry tanks with wood shavings or portable air-drying equipment.
  • May test gas content of tanks.
  • May add specified chemicals to industrial tanks to maintain and replenish tank processing solutions.
  • May be designated according to type of tank cleaned as acid-tank cleaner; boiler cleaner; plating-tank cleaner; tank-car cleaner.
Tank Cleaner Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Job family population: 373,290

Estimated population of Tank Cleaner jobs: 6,286

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,552
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

Tank Cleaner Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Driver, CDL class A or B
May 23
Chicago, IL, USA
US Tank Alliance
Delivery Driver US Tank Alliance , a Columbus based freight delivery and courier company is looking ... Driving record must be clean for consideration, safe driving is imperative to our operation
Car Cleaner (Midway)
May 23
Chicago, IL, USA
The Hertz Corporation
Fill gasoline tank and check fill levels of all fluids * Clean the exterior of vehicle. (debug and wash) * Meet processing and standardization quotas. * Perform related tasks as directed by managers.
CDL Tanker Truck Driver
Jun 13
Lansing, IL, USA
Andrews Logistics
Andrews Logistics is looking for the best tank truck drivers in the area! Accepting Company ... Paid training for dry van or flatbed drivers with clean MVR's and good work history. We have been ...
Part-time/Seasonal Car Cleaner (Midway)
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
The Hertz Corporation
Fill gasoline tank and check fill levels of all fluids * Clean the exterior of vehicle. (debug and wash) * Meet processing and standardization quotas. * Perform related tasks as directed by managers.
Environmental Cleaning
Jun 24
Waukegan, IL, USA
Collaborative LLC
Spot clean, damp wipe and wash walls, partitions, ceilings, doors and glass. o Dust high and low, spot cleans, damp wipes and wash office furniture. o Dust and wash light fixtures, and replace burned ...
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