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Extruder Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,801 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$426

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Extruder Operator is $32,801 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Extruder Operator is between $25,394 and $38,808. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Extruder 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 dough-mixing-and-extruding press to produce cereal products in form of letters, pellets, or other shapes.
  • Cleans and installs perforated metal disk, containing openings of various shapes, in mixer.
  • Attaches blade, using wrench, that sweeps around disk, shearing off extruded dough as it is forced through holes.
  • Moves controls to set temperature of water, start flow of flour, water, and other ingredients into mixer, and regulate pressure forcing dough through extrusion die to maintain specified moisture content, color, and consistency of dough.
  • May operate extruding press only, when mixing is performed by another worker.
  • May be designated by form of extruded product.
Extruder Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Job family population: 13,960

Estimated population of Extruder Operator jobs: 12

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,025
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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...

Extruder Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Utility II Operator
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Cintas
The operator will also assist with production duties based on work volume. In order to be considered for this position, a person must be able to competently perform at least three production position ...
Thread rolling operator
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
American Jebco Corporation
Experienced thread rolling operator for Waterbury-Ferrel thread rolling machines and trimming machines. Experience with setup and troubleshooting thread rolling machines. Full time. Good pay and ...
Machine Operator 3rd Shift
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Labor Solutions, LLC
Machine Operator Chicago, IL 3rd Shift 11PM-7:30 AM (Mandatory OT.) Starting Pay: $13.00/Hr. Temp- to- Hire Position **Increase pay after Machine Operator Training, 2nd pay increase after hire upon ...
Extrusion Operator - Day shift
Jun 7
Franklin Park, IL, USA
Pactiv
This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc. JOB DESCRIPTION: * Consistently and safely operates machines at or above standard levels of operation including waste, quality ...
Machine Operator
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Integrity Trade Services has a Machine Operator position open in the Bedford Park area. Machine Operator experience in a food manufacturing facility Third shift 11:00pm to 7:30am and OT is mandatory.
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