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Tank Farm Attendant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,684 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$794

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tank Farm Attendant is $46,684 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tank Farm Attendant is between $34,764 and $56,611. 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:
  • Tends series of spheres or tanks to store and distribute liquid chemicals for use in production of industrial or consumer products, such as phosphoric acid, synthetic rubber, resins, and solvents: observes flowmeters and pressure gauges, turns valves, and starts pumps to transfer fluid chemicals to or from specified tanks and to processing areas.
  • Gauges quantity of chemicals in tanks, using calibrated steel tape or rod and conversion tables gauger.
  • Maintains records of materials received and distributed, gauge readings, pumping time, and storage dates.
  • Patrols tank farm area to inspect pumps, motors, valves, piping, and electrical ground-wire connections.
  • Reports leaks, temperature and pressure abnormalities, and other potential hazards.
  • May regulate admission of products through preliminary processing units, such as water-treating and refrigerating units, heat exchangers, and purification and filtration equipment.
  • May draw samples of chemicals for laboratory analysis or perform concentration, acidity, or composition tests, using standard test procedure and equipment.
  • May circulate fluids through weigh tanks to facilitate inventory control or supply processing areas with preweighed ingredients.
Tank Farm Attendant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Job family population: 11,500

Estimated population of Tank Farm Attendant jobs: 643

Rate of error: 9.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,119
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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