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Braille Thermoform Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,457 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$396

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Braille Thermoform Operator is $31,457 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Braille Thermoform Operator is between $24,959 and $37,122. 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 equipment to reproduce braille-embossed pages, using one of following methods: (1) places master page on screen bed.
  • Places roll of treated paper on stand.
  • Threads paper through equipment and locks paper in clamping frame.
  • Pulls heat unit over clamping frame.
  • Depresses pedal or handle to lower clamping frame onto screen bed and to create vacuum that forms braille impressions.
  • Pushes heat unit from bed.
  • Releases pedal or handle to raise clamping frame, and releases catch on frame to draw reproduced copy through equipment.
  • Repeats process to make required number of copies.
  • Cuts copies apart, using scissors.
  • Writes identifying information, such as page number or title, on each copy. (2) positions master page on screen bed.
  • Places sheet of heat-sensitive plastic paper over page and lowers clamping frame to lock page into position on bed.
  • Pulls heat unit over clamping frame to activate vacuum pump trip-lever.
  • Holds heat unit over frame to form braille impressions.
  • Pushes heat unit from bed to release vacuum.
  • Raises frame to release individual copy.
  • Repeats process to make required number of copies.
  • Most workers in this occupation are blind.
Braille Thermoform Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

Job family population: 54,950

Estimated population of Braille Thermoform Operator jobs: 10,359

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,467
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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