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Cake Tester Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,579 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cake Tester is $44,579 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cake Tester is between $33,378 and $53,877. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cake Tester. 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

  • Tests each batch of premixed cake, biscuits, muffins, or pancakes prior to packaging.
  • Mixes ingredients and bakes cakes in oven.
  • Examines baked cake for color, texture, and density.
  • Records findings on worksheet and determines if cake passes standards.
  • Issues approval slip for batch meeting standards.
  • Notifies Plant Chemist if batch does not meet standards.
  • May test ingredients to determine cause of cake failure.
Cake Tester Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Cake Tester jobs: 48,907

Rate of error: 0.7%

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 2,705,994 (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...

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