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Dip Lube Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,971 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dip Lube Operator is $37,971 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Dip Lube Operator is between $28,894 and $45,466. 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

  • Operates tanks used clean lead bullets and coat bullets with wax.
  • Scoops bullets into perforated drum and immerses bullets in solvent to remove chips and grease.
  • Immerses bullets into molten wax.
  • Presses buttons on portable control box to rotate drum.
  • Empties coated bullets onto conveyor belt, closes cover of blower, and starts blower to dry wax and draw off solvent fumes.
  • Examines bullets for defects, such as malformations, gouges, dents, or blunted ends.
  • Discards defective bullets.
  • Starts conveyor to dump bullets that conform to standards into tote boxes.
  • Tests coating solution, using hydrometer, and adds solvent or wax to maintain specified viscosity.
Dip Lube Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Dip Lube Operator jobs: 15

Rate of error: 4.0%

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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