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General Production Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$33,333 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a General Production Worker is $33,333 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a General Production Worker is between $25,738 and $39,506. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a General Production Worker. 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

  • Assists production laborers with production tasks.Positions parts or materials for processing.
  • Helps in machine setup.
  • Cares for machines, adds coolant to reservoirs of machines, and lubricates machine parts.
  • Performs feeding and off bearing activities.
  • Feeds machine hoppers with stock and transports and packs finished products.
  • Loads packaging machines.
  • Verifies weights of filled containers emerging from processing or packaging machines.
  • Removes foreign material from items on conveyor belts.
General Production Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of General Production Worker jobs: 7,226

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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 2,716,450 (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...

General Production Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Worker
Apr 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Zekelman Industries
Wheatland Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries, has full-time Production Worker positions ... general construction, farm equipment, automotive mechanics or any other type of mechanical or ...
Production Worker
Mar 6
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Luttrell Staffing Group
We are seeking a Production Worker Assembler to become an integral part of our team! You will ... We're a top provider of light industrial jobs, warehouse jobs, general and skilled labor jobs ...
Production Associate
Apr 1
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Talent Launch
Laborer, Assistant Operator, Helper, Production Worker, General Labor, Service Persons, Utility Person, Support Team Member, Machine Operator, Food Production Worker, Cook Helper, Packer *Must be 18 ...
Production Work
Apr 10
Elburn, IL, USA
The Quiktrete Companies
Must be able to perform general production labor, working with and around industrial machinery Must be able to lift 100 pounds at times. High volume production line experience is preferred Perform ...
May 14
WESTVILLE, United States
Dollar General
Company Overview Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail ... Ensures that date-sensitive products are checked for expiration, quantities are correct, and ...
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