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Cut File Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,878 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cut File Clerk is $37,878 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cut File Clerk is between $28,823 and $45,316. 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

  • Stores, files, and issues advertising and layout cuts, mats, and electrotypes used in newspaper printing.
  • Tags or marks cuts, mats, or plates with identifying information and places them in filing cabinets or cases.
  • Prepares card index for each item filed.
  • Removes requested items from file and records date of removal on file card.
  • Washes plates to remove dirt, ink, and oxides.
  • Applies gum solution to plate surface to protect plate during storage.
  • May discard obsolete materials and records according to established schedule or instructions.
Cut File Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: File Clerks

Job family population: 118,840

Estimated population of Cut File Clerk jobs: 782

Rate of error: 1.3%

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...

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