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Buttermaker Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,397 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Buttermaker Helper is $30,397 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Buttermaker Helper is between $24,959 and $35,810. 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

  • Assists in a dairy by performing any combination of the following tasks.
  • Scrubs bottles, pipes, fittings, and machines with chemical solution, using brush.
  • Attaches pipes and fittings to machines, using wrenches.
  • Examines canned milk for dirt and odor, and dumps milk into receiving tank.
  • Dumps milk, cream, butter, cottage cheese, and powdered milk into machine hoppers.
  • Starts and stops machines and equipment.
  • Cuts butter and cottage cheese, using knives.
  • Wraps butter prints in foil or parchment and seals them with hot iron.
  • Packs bulk butter into cartons.
  • Pulls lever on hopper to fill cartons or bags with powdered milk.
  • Weighs containers on scale.
  • Places bottles, cartons, and packages into container, and moves to storage, using hand truck.
  • Dumps empty bottles, cases, and cans onto conveyor for transfer to receiving, washing, or filling stations.
  • May be designated according to product handled or stage of treatment.
Buttermaker Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Buttermaker Helper jobs: 607

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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