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Cereal Popper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,781 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$512

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cereal Popper is $38,781 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cereal Popper is between $29,431 and $46,515. 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:
  • Controls guns (pressure cylinders) to expand or puff whole grain to produce breakfast cereal: presses button to admit grain and water to electric- or gas-heated cylinder.
  • Clamps lid in place and starts cylinder rotating.
  • Turns valves and moves controls to regulate air pressure and temperature in cylinder to obtain product having puffed kernels of specified size, color, and uniformity.
  • Removes lid after specified time, causing grain to expand as it escapes from cylinder.
  • Examines and feels product to determine need for adjustments in process conditions.
Cereal Popper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 21,130

Estimated population of Cereal Popper jobs: 1,313

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,958
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

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