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Cherry Packer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,704 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$367

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cherry Packer is $28,704 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cherry Packer is between $24,959 and $33,640. 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:
  • Packs agricultural produce, such as bulbs, fruits, nuts, eggs, and vegetables, for storage or shipment, performing any combination of following duties: lines box, barrel, basket, carton, or crate with treated paper, cardboard, excelsior, or prepared padding, or inserts paper trays or separators in container.
  • Places rows of produce in layers in containers, and inserts excelsior, shredded cellophane, or paper trays after each layer and over top layer of produce, or scoops produce into container.
  • Wraps produce in treated paper, foil, or plastic film wrap before placing produce in container.
  • Packs exposed top layer of produce, arranging produce in successive rows in container.
  • Positions basket liner upside down over ring of produce on pallet and fills basket liner with specified amount of produce.
  • Places basket upside down over filled liner on pallet.
  • Pushes basket and pallet over conveyor rollers onto table of turning frame, clamps basket and pallet in place, and moves lever to turn basket upright.
  • Fits lid on container and nails, wires, or tapes in place.
  • Stamps grade, brand, and date of packing on container.
  • Washes and trims produce, such as lettuce and carrots, preparatory to packing, working in warehouse or on harvesting machine in field.
  • Sorts produce according to size, color, and grade before packing.
  • May weigh packed produce and add or remove produce from container to obtain specified weight.
  • May be designated apple packer; basket turner; face-and-fill packer; lettuce trimmer; ring packer (agricultur.
Cherry Packer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packers and Packagers, Hand

Job family population: 700,560

Estimated population of Cherry Packer jobs: 13,948

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$33,276
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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Cherry Packer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Packers
Apr 22
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
On Time Staffing
... in Cherry Hill NJ. Light Industrial is all we do. We connect people who need work with companies that need good workers. Our Associates work in three main areas: warehouse, packaging and ...
Order Picker in Joliet, IL
May 1
Hammond, IN, USA
Eclipse Advantage
... cherry picker forklift, double or triple electric pallet jack, or other warehouse material handling equipment preferred * Order selectors or pickers are responsible for selecting, storing, packing ...
Romeoville, IL Material Handler- Part-Time
Apr 19
Romeoville, United States
LeSaint Logistics
... cherry and sit-down forklift/electric pallet jack), inventory control, cycle counting, and the use ... Order Packing pack orders for shipment in a way that reduces the ability for damage to occur in ...
Order Selector in Joliet, IL
Apr 23
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Eclipse Advantage
... cherry picker forklift, double or triple electric pallet jack, or other warehouse material handling equipment preferred * Order selectors or pickers are responsible for selecting, storing, packing ...
Warehouse Associate II - 3PM-11PM
May 3
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Essendant
Stand up Forklift and Order/Cherry Picker * Maintain a clean and safe work environment, follow all ... Ability to perform warehouse duties such as: picking, packing, sorting, shipping and receiving
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