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General Utility Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,433 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a General Utility Helper is $32,433 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a General Utility Helper is between $25,043 and $38,406. 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 in candy manufacturing establishment, working individually or as interchangeable member of crew, by feeding one or more candy processing and packaging machines and performing any combination of following tasks.
  • Off bears, separates, counts, or culls finished or unfinished confectionery items and ingredients.
  • Transfers molds, trays of candy, and supplies between storage, processing, and packing areas, using dolly or hand truck.
  • Fills bags with bulk items, inserts toys or prizes in containers, and packs, labels, or wraps cartons for shipment.
  • Assembles or forms confectionery items on assembly line or table, performing duties, such as pressing candy onto wafers to make candy waffles, and sprinkling sugar onto gum candy prior to cutting.
  • Empties, cleans, or brushes molds, trays, utensils, containers, and equipment used in cooking, forming, and cooling candy.
  • May be designated according to equipment fed or specific task.
General Utility Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of General Utility Helper jobs: 615

Rate of error: 2.0%

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...

General Utility Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Same Day Utility Picker Warehouse
May 16
Bartlett, IL, USA
Get Fresh Produce
... general warehouse operations * Candidate must pass drug test and submit to random drug tests. ... Team player, willing to help others and put needs of the team ahead of personal needs * Respectful ...
Order Selector Utility Picker Warehouse
May 16
Bartlett, IL, USA
Get Fresh Produce
Prior experience as warehouse worker; understanding of general warehouse operations required ... Team player, willing to help others and put needs of the team ahead of personal needs * Respectful ...
Growth Marketing Manager in Training - Entry Level
May 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Chicago Marketing Inc
General: * Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high growth environment * Ability to solve ... utility, energy, and telecommunication industries. We currently work within over 30+ locations ...
Maintenance Technican III
Mar 27
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Koren Riley
... and various utility systems. Maintenance Technicians provide excellent customer service to ... If you are asked for help, give it. â—‹ Devotion - Sincere interest in helping our customers and ...
Reach Truck - Warehouse Stocker - Day Shift - Long-term (HP#319424)
Apr 18
Bartlett, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
APPLY NOW! We' re hiring Utility Stockers for Day Shift in Produce Warehouse with Reach Truck ... This role requires you to operate forklifts, material handling, stocking, general clean up ...
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