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Cigarette Making Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,726 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cigarette Making Machine Operator is $37,726 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cigarette Making Machine Operator is between $28,708 and $45,134. 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 cigarette-making machine that encases tobacco in continuous paper roll and cuts cigarettes from roll: places roll of cigarette paper on spindle.
  • Sets monogram-printing device to print brand name on paper at specified position, using wrenches.
  • Regulates flow of shredded tobacco to ensure that cigarette contains specified amount of tobacco.
  • Fills ink and glue reservoirs.
  • Threads cigarette paper between guide rolls and adjusts friction tension on holding spindles, using wrench.
  • Starts machine and observes operation.
  • Reports malfunction to machine adjuster.
  • Cleans paper scraps and waste materials from machine, using brush.
  • Places coil of tipping material on spindle and fills hopper with filters when making filter-, cork-, straw-, or ivory-tipped cigarettes.
  • Replaces full catching trays.
  • May be designated according to type of cigarette as filter-cigarette-making-machine operator.
Cigarette Making Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Cigarette Making Machine Operator jobs: 12

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Cigarette Making Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Apr 30
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You will be making $13.00-$13.25 an hour and the pay is weekly. This is a temp to hire position so there is a huge opportunity for growth! If interested in this Machine Operator Helper position ...
Set Up and Machine Operator
Mar 28
Chicago, IL, USA
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Lead Extrusion Operator
Apr 29
Franklin Park, IL, USA
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Tool Room Operator
May 9
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Addison, IL, USA
Recruiting Resource Group
Operators are also responsible for reading and interpreting blueprints/plans for a final product, making relevant adjustments to the machines, and inspecting the final product after production. They ...
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