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Cold Molding Press Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,137 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cold Molding Press Operator is $41,137 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cold Molding Press Operator is between $31,053 and $49,509. 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

  • Prepares and operates compression molding machines to mold products according to specifications.
  • Installs dies on press, using clamps, bolts, and hand tools, and coats dies with parting agents, according to work order.
  • Alters thermostat to regulate temperature of dies.
Cold Molding Press Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Cold Molding Press Operator jobs: 18,182

Rate of error: 1.8%

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...

Cold Molding Press Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Printing Press Operator - Night Shift
Apr 4
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Makes necessary adjustments to Press and other elements of the process as needed. Records and ... molded-fiber packaging. Want to learn more? Visit the Pactiv website. Pactiv LLC is an equal ...
Assistant Printing Press operator- Night shift
May 10
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Want to learn more? Visit www.Pactiv.com Pactiv LLC is an equal ...
$12.10/hr Molding Machine Operators Needed ASAP
Apr 17
South Holland, IL, USA
Resolve Human Resources
Resolve Human Resources is looking for Molding Machine Operators for a Temp to Hire position in a ... Press products to shape on air and hydraulic press * Measuring periodically for consistent size ...
May 15
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Matrix Plastic Products
Assisting press operators as needed Required Skills/Experience: * 3+ years of prior injection molding experience is required * Ability to lift 50 lbs. and stand for at least 2 consecutive hours
Machine Operator
Apr 9
Hobart, IN, USA
Daifuku Wynright Corporation
Overview The Machine Operator operates the machine shop and press-in assembly process under the ... and mold press operations to support Assembly + Detects defective materials and questionable ...
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