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Carton Forming Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,828 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$477

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Carton Forming Machine Operator is $35,828 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Carton Forming Machine Operator is between $27,373 and $42,755. 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

Description:
  • Tends machine that forms and glues flat blanks or continuous roll of paperboard into finished cartons for packing merchandise: adjusts forming bars to accommodate size of box to be shaped, using handtools.
  • Fills glue pots with adhesive and positions rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard.
  • Loads feeding magazine with blanks, or mounts roll of paper on machine standard and threads paper to feeding mechanism and starts machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect malfunction.
  • May load machine with roll of waxed, parchment, or other paper used to line cartons.
  • May mount roll of metal strip to form cutting edge on cartons.
  • May stamp data with handstamp or attach automatic stamping device.
Carton Forming Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 94,620

Estimated population of Carton Forming Machine Operator jobs: 178

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,535
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Carton Forming Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Aurora, IL, USA
FlexiCorps, Inc
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