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Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,870 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor is $42,870 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor is between $32,186 and $51,724. 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

  • Sets up and operates such equipment as continuous roaster, cracker and fanner, dryer, and grinder, to process cocoa beans to make chocolate liquor: turns gas valves and electric switches to start and heat roaster.
  • Sets thermostat and rheostat to control temperature of roaster and speed of rotation.
  • Starts conveyor to transfer specified type and amount of beans from storage to roaster.
  • Examines sample of beans for color, tastes beans for flavor, and crumbles beans to determine moisture content.
  • Adjusts temperature and speed of roaster in accordance with findings.
  • Starts cracking and fanning machine to break and remove husks from roasted cocoa beans cracking-and-fanning-machine operator.
  • Observes nibs (cracked roasted cocoa beans) and shells to evaluate husking process, and adjusts machine accordingly.
  • Opens slide gate on fanner to convey nibs scheduled for dutch processing drier operator.
  • Starts agitator to mix beans in treating tank for specified time.
  • Opens tank gate to release beans for conveying to dryer.
  • Starts gas-fired dryer, sets rheostat, and feels beans for dryness.
  • Starts conveyor to move dried beans to roaster for roasting or to grinding machine liquor-grinding-mill operator.
  • Turns valve to pump chocolate liquor to storage tanks.
  • Patrols area to observe coordination of machine and equipment to ensure orderly flow of material at specified rates.
Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor 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 Cocoa Bean Roaster- Liquor jobs: 30

Rate of error: 3.3%

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 2,716,450 (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...

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