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Button Sewing Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$26,997 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Button Sewing Machine Operator is $26,997 a year and $13 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Button Sewing Machine Operator is between $24,959 and $31,420. 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 semiautomatic, short-cycle sewing machine that sews buttons or other fasteners onto garments: positions garment or garment part under needle.
  • Pours buttons into hopper for automatic feeding into holding clamp or places button or fastener in clamp and starts machine.
  • Variations are in type of attachment (spot-tack or thread-shank) and in type of button or fastener (flat or shank button; snap or hook-and-eye fastener).
  • May tend same machine to spot-tack when not attaching buttons or fasteners.
Button Sewing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,530

Estimated population of Button Sewing Machine Operator jobs: 2,470

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Button Sewing Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Sewing Machine Operator
May 16
Chesterton, IN, USA
Verduyn Tarps Chicago/Gary, LLC
Industrial Sewing Machine Operator position available. Must be able to operate industrial sewing machine, lift 50+ pounds, read instructions from diagrams, and problem solve. Company Description Do ...
Sewing Machine Operator
Apr 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Metro Staffing Service
Chicago area manufacturer has immediate openings on all shifts for Sewing Machine Operators. These are fulltime, temp to hire positions offering excellent opportunity for hire on for candidates who ...
Industrial Sewing Machine Operator/Sewing Helper
Feb 21
Itasca, IL, USA
ABS Graphics
JOB TITLE Industrial Sewing Machine Operator/Sewing Helper DEPARTMENT Fulfillment REPORTS TO Sewing Supervisor SUMMARY Process and handle products that require a sewing application ESSENTIAL DUTIES ...
2nd Shift Machine Operator
Mar 21
Libertyville, IL, USA
INSTAFF: A Division of BG Staffing, INC.
Machine Operator Job Type: Long Term Order#: 35868019 Location: Libertyville IL 60048 Days/Hours ... Upon arrival to the Instaff job post, please click the " Apply Online " button and apply directly ...
Sewing Operator
Mar 22
Chicago, IL, USA
National Safety Apparel
NSA Rubin Bros, LLC has an immediate need for a full-time Sewing Operator at our Chicago office. We ... At least 1 year of sewing with industrial machines in a factory setting Love to work with your ...
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