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Chiller Tender Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,009 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chiller Tender is $38,009 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chiller Tender is between $28,845 and $45,550. 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

  • Tends immersion vats and cooling equipment that chill dressed chickens to prevent spoilage: starts water pumps, agitators, ice feeders, and conveyors and turns valves to control rate of flow and temperature of water circulating through chilling vats.
  • Observes flow of ice through troughs that feed conveyor and dislodges caked ice with mallet.
  • Reads gauges and thermometers to verify temperatures in chilling vats and cooler.
  • Activates mechanical rakes to regulate flow of ice from storage bins to vats.
  • Records temperatures on report form.
Chiller Tender Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 8,630

Estimated population of Chiller Tender jobs: 581

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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