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Distillery Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,067 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Distillery Worker is $46,067 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Distillery Worker is between $34,352 and $55,816. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Distillery Worker. 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

  • Cleans, transports, and applies identifying data on steel drums in liquor distilling plant, performing any combination of following duties.
  • Cleans interior of metal drums, using steam-cleaning apparatus, or interiors of barrels by rinsing them with water and alcohol.
  • Stencils identifying information on barrelheads, using paint brush or spray gun to paint over cut-out stencils, or cuts identifying information on barrelheads, using metal dies and mallet.
  • Paints or scrapes heads of used barrels to remove identifying information.
  • Removes bungs from drums, using wrench or chisel and hammer.
  • Rolls barrels into position for filling.
  • Empties barrels or drums filled with liquor into dumping trough.
  • Stamps serial numbers on barrelheads, using hand-stamping machine.
  • Empties cartons of empty whiskey bottles on conveyor belt for filling.
  • Stacks cartons filled with whiskey bottles.
  • Repairs damaged cartons, using adhesive tape to cover tears and rips in cartons.
  • Removes metal sealing rings from improperly labeled whiskey bottles preparatory to removal of labels.
  • May be known according to specific work performed.
Distillery Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Distillery Worker jobs: 74

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Distillery Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Process Technician
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Three Point Solutions Inc
... working nights, they would go to days, and if they were working days then they go to nights Work ... distillation process, a thermal oxidizer, and a boiler. They will oversee the loading and unloading ...
Maintenance Technician
Jun 19
Batavia, IL, USA
KeyLeaf Batavia Bio Processing Limited is a leader in high vacuum molecular distillation. We ... Working with vendors and suppliers to troubleshoot, repair and upgrade all process and facility ...
Jun 20
North Chicago, IL, USA
You would be working at a very stable company that has been in business over 125 years. This ... This includes the operation of boilers, turbines, chillers, compressors, distillation units, gauges ...
Strategy Consultant Strategic Services
May 29
Chicago, United States
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
... distillation of notes into relevant findings for projects (in either MS word or pat)Execute ... working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.Share on your ...
Research Information Scientist
May 17
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than ... Distiller, Coevidence) and/or Endnote or other bibliographic management software. * Ability to ...
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