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Vortex Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,123 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vortex Operator is $34,123 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Vortex Operator is between $26,209 and $40,581. 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

  • Tends mixing tanks and cooling equipment that blend unslacked lime with molasses for extraction of sugar and monosodium glutamate: turns valves and starts conveyor to fill cooler vat with specified amount of molasses and lime.
  • Starts agitator and cooling system.
  • Reads dials and gauges on panel control board to ascertain temperature, alkalinity, and density of mixture, and turns valves to obtain specified mixture.
  • Opens valves and starts pump to pump mixture to filter station.
  • Records data, such as volume of lime and molasses used, temperature, alkalinity, and density on report form.
  • May be designated according to machine operated as vortex operator.
Vortex Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 129,490

Estimated population of Vortex Operator jobs: 287

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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