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Extrusion Press Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,266 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$487

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Extrusion Press Operator is $35,266 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Extrusion Press Operator is between $26,979 and $42,047. 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 machine that coats wire with flux and marks and cuts wire into specified lengths to produce welding electrodes.
  • Starts machine and observes as cores are automatically conveyed through wire feeder, coating nozzle in extrusion head, and past abrasive brushes, cutters, and marking wheels.
  • Examines welding rods for cracks, voids, scores, or scuffs.
  • Presses buttons to alter pressure of ram in feeding cylinder or speed of wire feeder to correct defects in formation of rods.
  • May measure welding rods with fixed gauge and turn screws to adjust coating nozzle to obtain specified diameter and concentricity of rod.
  • May adjust abrasive brushes that remove flux from ends and center of coated rod at cutting point.
  • May adjust controls to maintain specified temperature when extruding carbon rods.
Extrusion Press Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 73,530

Estimated population of Extrusion Press Operator jobs: 1,434

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,883
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Extrusion Press Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Press Operator - Flexo
May 13
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Galloway Consolidated Holdings, Incorporated and Subsidiaries
Company Description $35MM and growing manufacturer of flexible packaging products including extrusion, pre-press, printing, laminating and converting.
Roto Press Operator
May 14
Hanover Park, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
JIT Synergy is working with a Food Packaging Company in Hanover Park and they are currently looking for a Roto Press Operator on 3rd shift. DIRECT-HIRE OPPORTUNITY BENEFITS : Medical, Dental, Vision ...
Press Operator
Apr 30
Itasca, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
A multi packaging company in Itasca, IL is seeking a a Press Operator to add to their team. This will be a Temp to Hire Opportunity. Position Overview: Individuals in this position are responsible ...
Press Operator Second Shift
Apr 25
Vernon Hills, IL, USA
H & H Graphics LLC
We are currently seeking a 2nd shift Press Operator. Standard shift hours are 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM. JOB SUMMARY Responsible for setting up and operating screen printing press (manual or automatic ...
Press Operator
Apr 9
Broadview, IL, USA
Alternative Staffing Inc
Job Description Machine Operator Trainees needed on 1st & 2nd shift. Will train the right individuals with at least some experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment. Company is located in ...
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