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Chocolate Finisher Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,663 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$577

Average Bonus

Last updated: August 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chocolate Finisher is $40,663 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chocolate Finisher is between $30,736 and $48,896. 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:
  • Operates refining machines equipped with rollers to grind chocolate paste in accordance with specifications: starts conveyor to feed chocolate into refiner hoppers.
  • Feels consistency of chocolate in hoppers to determine grinding required.
  • Turns handwheels on machine to adjust clearance between rollers.
  • Opens hopper and starts machine that feeds chocolate between rollers of refining machine.
  • Observes thermometer or feels rollers and turns water valves to obtain specified temperature of rollers.
  • Examines, feels, and tastes ground chocolate paste to ascertain if color, texture, and taste meet standards.
  • Collects sample of paste for laboratory analysis.
  • May observe flowmeters and turn valves to measure out cocoa butter, vegetable oil, and other ingredients, according to formula, and to fortify chocolate in mixing tanks.
  • May scoop refined chocolate paste into wheeled troughs or barrels.
  • May weigh and transport barrels to cold storage rooms, using handtruck.
Chocolate Finisher Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Chocolate Finisher jobs: 393

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,139
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chocolate Finisher is $40,663 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chocolate Finisher is between $30,736 and $48,896. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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