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Folder Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,325 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Folder is $42,325 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Folder is between $31,820 and $51,025. 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

  • Folds fluff-dried or pressed laundry, such as shirts, towels, uniforms, and jackets: shakes out, smooths, folds, sorts, and stacks wash according to identification tags.
  • Inspects pressed laundry for holes or tears, and separates defective articles for transfer to repair department.
  • Folds laundry, preparatory to wrapping, for delivery to customer.
  • Folds pressed shirts around cardboard forms and inserts assembly in plastic bags.
  • May attach missing buttons to articles, using button-sewing-machine or button-attaching machine.
  • May unload tumbler.
  • May turn socks, match pairs, and tie socks into bundles.
  • May be designated according to type of laundry folded as shirt folder i; wearing-apparel folder.
Folder Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Folder jobs: 64

Rate of error: 4.0%

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...

Folder Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Flexo Folder Gluer/Rotary Die Cutter / Machine Operator - 1st shift
Mar 26
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Champion Container Corporation
We are seeking Machine Operators for our 1st shift to join our team! You will perform operational activities in a corrugated manufacturing environment while ensuring excellent quality control. We are ...
Printing Machine Operators
May 16
Tinley Park, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Commercial printer/mailer company seeking experienced Folder Machine Operators. 1st and 2nd shifts available $13 - $17/hr. * Previous bindery or mail house experience required. * Must be able to read ...
1st Pressman
May 17
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Fisher Printing
Though not limited to the following, primary responsibilities include running and maintaining the press and folder as well as training and managing others. Regular on time attendance is essential to ...
Part Time Email Assistant
May 13
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Filter incoming emails into various folders based on email content; monitor the email folder groups to confirm that a member of the staff from that corresponding group has reached out to the customer
Lead Installer
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Champion Window
Review contract folder and all instructions/drawings before leaving on assignments to clarify work to be completed * Responsible for the installation of the product and the direction of the helper to ...
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