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Bonded Strand Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,939 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bonded Strand Operator is $34,939 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Bonded Strand Operator is between $26,836 and $41,586. 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 waxing machine that bonds several strands of fiberglass yarn into single cord: places bobbins of yarn on creel of machine and threads yarn through guides, over and under tension bars, through strip heater, wax reservoir, dies, and cooling tank, and laps end of cord around mandrel of winding machine.
  • Places chunks of wax in melting tank and turns valve to admit melted wax into reservoir.
  • Starts machine and observes waxing and winding process to detect broken ends.
  • Ties ends together by hand.
  • Dips thermometer into wax and water or reads temperature gauge on control panel to detect variations from standards.
  • Doffs tubes of bonded cord from machine.
  • Weighs tubes of bonded cord and packs cord in shipping containers.
  • Records weight on labels and production records.
Bonded Strand Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Job family population: 20,040

Estimated population of Bonded Strand Operator jobs: 7

Rate of error: 4.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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