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Water Maintenance Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,515 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Water Maintenance Worker is $46,515 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Water Maintenance Worker is between $34,544 and $56,501. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Water Maintenance Worker. 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

  • Repairs, installs, services, and keeps water distribution and sewage facilities maintained.
Water Maintenance Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Job family population: 1,351,210

Estimated population of Water Maintenance Worker jobs: 306,103

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Water Maintenance Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

General Maintenance Worker / Part Time with Security Clearance
May 30
illinois, United States
Chenega Corporation
General Maintenance Worker #23370 Clearance: Dept of Homeland Security Location: Broadview ... sinks, water coolers, toilets, painting structures and equipment; replacing damaged sheet rock ...
Grounds Maintenance Worker (Landscape Crew)
Jun 6
West Chicago, IL, USA
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Installation and maintenance of various types of hardscaping and water features * Operations and ... Working Environment: Work outdoors in all weather conditions. Equal Employment Policy: As an Equal ...
Waste Water Treatment Operator - 2nd shift
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Fareva Morton Grove
Handles and maintains inventories on all raw materials and chemicals necessary to run the system. ... Working conditions are occasionally unpleasant, including unpleasant odors, temperature variation ...
Maintenance Technician
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Crescent Foods
Maintains building environment and grounds by maintaining building, heating, ventilation and air ... steam, hot water, compressed air, and refrigeration. * Utilize a working knowledge in ...
Construction Manager/Resident Engineer - Water/Wastewater
Jun 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Serve as Engineer's liaison with the Contractor, working principally through the Contractor ... Prepare and maintain daily, weekly, and monthly reports of construction site and project activity.
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