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Binder Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,303 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Binder is $30,303 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Binder is between $24,959 and $35,637. 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 sewing machine equipped with folding attachment to sew binding material over edges or seams of articles, such as camping equipment, linens, parachutes, gloves and mittens, or hats and caps, to reinforce, prevent raveling, and give finished appearance: places roll of binding on holder and draws end through folding attachment.
  • Positions edge of article between folds of binding material and guides article and material under needle.
  • Performs duties as described under sewing-machine operator, regular equipment.
  • When binding blankets, folds binding material at end of seam to form corners and sews over folded corner.
  • When binding fitted sheets, matches curved edges of sheet and guides edges under needle to form sheet corners.
  • May operate sewing machine equipped with shirring mechanism to gather binding as binding is attached to article.
  • May be designated according to article or part bound as band-lining bander; blanket binder; ear-flap binder; fitted-sheet binder; flap-lining binder; helmet binder.
  • May be designated: parachute taper; pot-holder binder; screen-vent binder; soft-hat binder.
  • May bind rug samples and be designated sample processor (carpet & rug).
Binder Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,530

Estimated population of Binder jobs: 3,525

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Binder Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Veeva Vault
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Director of Research & Development
May 20
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Zeochem LLC
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Chicago, IL, USA
Pediatric Associates
Knowledge of all Compliance documents including but not limited to the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct, Compliance Plan, and OSHA Binder. * Above average communication and interpersonal skills.
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Jun 5
Elgin, IL, USA
Motorola Solutions
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