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Finisher Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,163 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

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The average pay for a Finisher Operator is $43,163 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Finisher Operator is between $32,406 and $52,122. 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 filtering equipment that separates skins and seeds from tomato sauce, chile sauce, and catsup, prior to packaging.
  • Installs specified screens in filtering equipment, using handtools.
  • Places refuse drums under tank outlet to receive skins and seeds.
  • Starts agitating paddles that force sauce through filter screens to separate skins and seeds from liquid.
  • Dips ladle into sauce tank to obtain sample for examination.
  • Examines sauce for consistency and presence of skins and seeds that indicate clogged or damaged filter screens.
  • Changes damaged screens, using handtools.
  • Starts pump to transfer filtered sauce to holding tanks.
Finisher Operator 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 Finisher Operator jobs: 127

Rate of error: 2.7%

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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