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Waste Treatment Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,207 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Waste Treatment Operator is $64,207 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Waste Treatment Operator is between $46,703 and $78,775. 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

  • Operates and controls heat exchange unit, pumps, compressors, and related equipment to decontaminate, neutralize, and dispose of radioactive waste liquids collected from chemical processing operations.
  • Removes sample of liquid from collection tank, using pipette.
  • Pours sample into dish and bakes dish under heat lamp to evaporate water, leaving radioactive residue.
Waste Treatment Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

Job family population: 6,010

Estimated population of Waste Treatment Operator jobs: 717

Rate of error: 5.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Waste Treatment Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Line Operator
Mar 12
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
The Cadmium Line Operator will report to the Lead Line Operator and will work closely with the ... Gain a basic understanding of the cadmium plating line waste water treatment. Qualifications and ...
Sanitation Supervisor
May 6
Clyde's Donuts
Conducts a daily walk through at shift change with the relieved supervisor to assess plant and operating conditions. * Monitors Waste Treatment as necessary, makes adjustments as required and reports ...
Scada Systems Engineer
May 17
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Our work involves programming PLC's, HMI's (touch panels & PC based operator interfaces), designing ... Waste Water Treatment Plants Water Distribution Process Control Gas Monitoring and Control ...
Dental Assistant
Mar 26
Lincolnwood, IL, USA
Lincolnwood Mall Dental
... or other dental treatment procedures, such as placement of restorations. 7. Teaching patients ... waste daily. 13. Ensure all operatories are cleaned thoroughly and prepared for the next day. 14.
Mar 6
Chicago, IL, USA
Compass Group
Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation's premier hospitality company, operating over 170 ... Completes and utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ...
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