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Filler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$25,636 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Filler is $25,636 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Filler is between $24,959 and $29,627. 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

  • Fills pillows, cushions, and comforters with down, kapok, wool, or other filler, using filling machine: ties or holds opening of cover around discharge tube of filling machine and presses button to start blower that sucks filling into cover.
  • Estimates amount of filler blown into cover by either timing blower or weighing articles.
  • Stuffs filling into open end of cover, using metal rod.
  • May stuff covers by hand.
  • May be designated according to article filled as cushion filler; pillow filler; sleeping-bag filler; or according to kind of filler used as down filler.
Filler Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Upholsterers

Job family population: 32,500

Estimated population of Filler jobs: 80

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Filler Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator 3rd Shift
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Labor Solutions, LLC
... filler section of line, controlling flow of product to filler. Reads meter and makes adjustments as necessary. • Operate ovens and/or fryers, adjusting speeds and temperatures. Controls level of ...
Warehouse Packaging
Jun 14
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Programming and operating equipment (lifter, bag sealer, filler, metal detector, magnets, and screeners, etc.). * Keep the workplace clean and organized. * Perform other work as required by the ...
Cosmetic/Surgical/General Dermatology
Jun 12
Chicago Lakeview Neighborhood North Side, USA
Skin Care Center
Skills to include advanced neurotoxin and filler injection techniques: be the lead cosmetic dermatologist in our Chicago office. We are a full-service Dermatology practice with offices in Chicago ...
Auto Body Technician
Jun 21
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Crown Services, Inc. - Chicago - Burbank
What will you do: -Body preparation, priming, rough paint -Perform needed body work to include use of body filler for repairs -Prepare vehicles for painting to include cleaning, sanding and priming ...
Production Line Operator
Jun 14
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Programming and operating equipment (lifter, bag sealer, filler, metal detector, magnets, and screeners, etc.). * Keep the workplace clean and organized. * On occasion, complete special tasks as ...
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