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Bag Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,221 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$465

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bag Machine Operator is $35,221 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Bag Machine Operator is between $26,981 and $41,995. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Bag Machine Operator. 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 machine that automatically measures, prints, cuts, folds, and glues, or seals plain or wax papers, polyethylene film, or cellophane to form bags: threads materials from parent roll through guides and rollers to cutters, gluer, printer, folding device, or electric sealer.
  • Starts machine, observes operation, and adjusts machine to ensure uniform shearing, printing, folding, gluing, or sealing of continuous roll of material into finished bags.
  • May insert shaft into core of parent roll and secure with steel collars, using handtools, and mount roll onto machine, using hoist.
  • May be designated according to material processed as cellophane-bag-machine operator; polyethylene-bag-machine operator; waxed-bag-machine operator.
Bag Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Bag Machine Operator jobs: 731

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,831
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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...

Bag Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator - 2nd shift
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Bema, Incorporated
Bag Machine Operator A flexible packaging manufacturer is seeking to fill the position of an Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator at its suburban Elmhurst facility. Duties and Responsibilities: • ...
Slitter / Rewinder Machine Operator
Jun 3
Crystal Lake, IL, USA
Technipaq
The Slitter Operator at Technipaq is a key player in slitting materials to support the press ... Label each roll with correct label and poly bag each roll * Stack rolls neatly on skids * Keep ...
Machine Operator 3rd Shift
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Labor Solutions, LLC
Machine Operator Chicago, IL 3rd Shift 11PM-7:30 AM (Mandatory OT.) Starting Pay: $13.00/Hr. Temp- to- Hire Position **Increase pay after Machine Operator Training, 2nd pay increase after hire upon ...
Machine Operator
Jun 18
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Integrity Trade Services has a Machine Operator position open in the Bedford Park area. Machine Operator experience in a food manufacturing facility Third shift 11:00pm to 7:30am and OT is mandatory.
Bobst Machine Operator
May 30
Chicago, IL, USA
First Staff Services
Experienced Machine Operator needed ASAP! Chicago, IL, North Side Permanent Hire position $15-$17/hr. , pay commensurate with experience. 1 to 2 years experience is ideal. 1st shift. OT available 2nd ...
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