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Coremaking Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,258 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$849

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coremaking Machine Operator is $40,258 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Coremaking Machine Operator is between $30,470 and $48,327. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Coremaking Machine Operator. 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:
  • Operates machine to mold core and insert carbon rod in core to form cathode of dry cell batteries: installs extruder bushings and mold on machine, using handtools.
  • Places carbon rods in trough of feeding mechanism.
  • Fills machine hopper with paste (black mix), using shovel.
  • Starts machine that rams paste into mold, drives bar into paste to form hole for carbon rod, inserts rod in paste, tamps paste to compress paste around rod, and ejects finished core onto conveyor belt.
  • Inspects core for defects and off-centered rods.
  • Adjusts rod-centering device and force of impact and length of stroke of ram, using handtools.
Coremaking Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job family population: 611,800

Estimated population of Coremaking Machine Operator jobs: 661

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,670
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...

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