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Cannery Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cannery Worker is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cannery Worker is between $24,959 and $26,269. 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

  • Cans, freezes, preserves, and/or packs food products, performing any combination of following tasks.
  • Dumps or places food products in hopper, on sorting table, or on conveyor.
  • Sorts or grades products according to size, color, or quality.
  • Feeds products into processing equipment, such as washing, refrigerating, peeling, coring, pitting, trimming, grinding, dicing, cooking, or slicing machines.
  • Trims, peels, and slices products with knife or paring tool.
  • Feeds empty containers onto conveyor or forming machines.
  • Fills containers, using scoop or filling form, or packs by hand packager, hand.
  • Counts, weighs, or tallies processed items according to specifications.
  • Inspects and weighs filled containers to ensure product conforms to quality and weight standards.
  • Places filled containers on trays, racks, or into boxes.
  • Loads, moves, or stacks containers by hand or hand truck, and cleans glass jar containers, using air hose.
  • May be designated according to work performed.
Cannery Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Cannery Worker jobs: 209,551

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
7 %


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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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