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Cover Stripper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,061 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cover Stripper is $36,061 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cover Stripper is between $27,514 and $43,069. 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

  • Tends machine that glues and winds strips of paper around paperboard boxes to form decorative and protective covering: pours specified amounts of glue and water into glue reservoir.
  • Positions roll of paper on holder and threads end of paper through guides and gluing rollers of machine.
  • Places box on form attached to machine spindle and aligns and presses end of glued paper to side of box.
  • Presses pedal to rotate box to wind paper around box and automatically cut paper after one revolution.
  • Smooths paper on sides of box as it is wound to prevent wrinkling.
  • May turn under excess paper at top and bottom of box.
Cover Stripper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 15,860

Estimated population of Cover Stripper jobs: 647

Rate of error: 4.3%

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 2,705,994 (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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