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Caramel Candy Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,753 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Caramel Candy Maker is $40,753 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Caramel Candy Maker is between $30,763 and $49,005. 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

  • Makes candy by mixing and cooking ingredients, following, modifying, or formulating recipes to produce product of specified flavor, texture, and color.
  • Cooks ingredients confectionery cooker at specified temperatures in open-fire or steam-jacketed kettles or in batch or continuous pressure cookers.
  • Casts candy by hand, using molds and funnel, or tends machine that casts candy in starch or rubber molds depositing-machine operator.
  • Spreads candy onto cooling and heating slabs.
  • Kneads and machine-pulls candy.
  • Spins or rolls candy into strips ready for cutting.
  • Examines, feels, and tastes product to evaluate color, texture, and flavor.
  • Adds ingredients or modifies cooking and forming operations as needed.
  • May direct Candy Maker Helpers.
  • May be designated according to type of candy produced.
Caramel Candy Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Batchmakers

Job family population: 151,950

Estimated population of Caramel Candy Maker jobs: 49,929

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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