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Commissary Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$26,354 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Commissary Helper is $26,354 a year and $13 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Commissary Helper is between $24,959 and $30,644. 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

  • Assists in a commissary by storing, preparing, and delivering foods for zoo or aquarium animals.
  • Unloads meats, produce, fodder, and other food items from delivery vehicle, using hand truck.
  • Sorts and stores items on shelves, in bins, or in refrigerated storage room of commissary.
  • Assembles food items needed for diet of various animals as directed by supervisory personnel.
  • Measures, weighs, or counts items to obtain amount of food specified for diet plans.
  • Bundles fodder, washes produce, and cuts away defects.
  • Sorts assembled items according to destinations, loads items into truck, and drives truck to animal quarters.
  • Assists Animal Keeper in carrying food to preparation areas or in selecting and loading food into truck or cart.
Commissary Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Job family population: 476,940

Estimated population of Commissary Helper jobs: 4,049

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,716,450 (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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