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Utilities Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$55,808 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$943

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Utilities Operator is $55,808 a year and $27 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Utilities Operator is between $40,877 and $68,243. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Utilities Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment in wastewater treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage.
  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage.
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and reads meters, gauges, and tests results to determine load requirements.
Utilities Operator Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 117,450

Estimated population of Utilities Operator jobs: 14,446

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,697
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

About Illinois, United States

Illinois Cost of Living Score:

Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Utilities Operator Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Sr Utilities Operator
Jun 18
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Utilities operators oversee the equipment operation needed to maintain the utilities needs to Abbott Park. This includes the operation of boilers, turbines, chillers, compressors, distillation units ...
Utilities Operator
Jun 19
North Chicago, IL, USA
The Fountain Group
Utilities operators oversee the equipment operation needed to maintain the utilities needs to the company. This includes the operation of boilers, turbines, chillers, compressors, distillation units ...
Utility Operator - 2nd Shift (Melrose Park, IL, US)
May 14
Melrose Park, United States
Kerry Luxembourg S.a.r.l.
As a Utility Operator you'll keep our production lines running so we can meet customer and consumer needs. It's a physically demanding job, so you'll get a workout in every day as you lift 50+ pound ...
Stockroom Utility Operator
May 15
Rockford, IL, USA
Cintas
Veterans Wanted Requisition Number: 43982 Job Description Cintas is seeking a Stockroom Utility Operator. Responsibilities include general duties throughout the stockroom department as needed ...
Millwright
Jun 20
North Chicago, IL, USA
Manpower
Utilities operators oversee the equipment operation needed to maintain the utilities needs to Abbott Park. This includes the operation of boilers, turbines, chillers, compressors, distillation units ...
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