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Coffee Roaster Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$25,124 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$259

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coffee Roaster is $25,124 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Coffee Roaster is between $24,959 and $29,061. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Coffee Roaster. 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:
  • Roasts coffee beans using gas fired roasters that remove moisture.
  • Weighs batch of coffee beans in scale-hopper, and opens chute to allow beans to flow into roasting oven.
  • Observes thermometer and adjusts controls to maintain required temperature.
  • Compares color of roasting beans in oven with standard to estimate roasting time.
  • Opens discharge gate to dump roasted beans into cooling tray.
  • Starts machine that blows air through beans to cool them.
  • Records amounts, types, and blends of coffee beans roasted.
Coffee Roaster 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 Coffee Roaster jobs: 859

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,126
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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 2,705,994 (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...

Coffee Roaster Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Experienced Barista
Jun 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Reprise Coffee Roasters
Reprise Coffee Roasters is a young company with a mission for sustainability across the supply chain, empowering others, and creating a positive space in our communities. We are looking for ...
Barista
May 30
Evanston, IL, USA
Reprise Coffee Roasters
Reprise Coffee Roasters is a young company with a mission for sustainability across the supply chain, empowering others, and creating a positive space in our communities. We are looking for ...
Barista
Jun 3
Glencoe, IL, USA
Reprise Coffee Roasters
Reprise Coffee Roasters is a young company with a mission for sustainability across the supply chain, empowering others, and creating a positive space in our communities. We are looking for ...
Cafe Manager (Downtown Chicago)
May 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Caffe Umbria
Caffe Umbria is an artisan coffee roasting company with roasteries in Seattle and Chicago. What sets us apart from the rest? Besides our well-known customers, it's our team - the people who select ...
Front of House Manager
Apr 26
Evanston, IL, USA
Evanston
Pie and Coffee, a joint venture between Dollop Coffee Roasters and Hoosier Mama Pie Company in fabulous Evanston is looking for a cafe manager in charge of all customer service operations. Candidates ...
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