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Hot Food Packer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$25,640 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$338

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hot Food Packer is $25,640 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hot Food Packer is between $24,959 and $29,735. 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

Description:
  • Assembles meal trays in commissary kitchen for inflight service of airlines, multiunit restaurant chains, industrial caterers, or educational, and similar institutions, performing any combination of following duties.
  • Reads charts to determine amount and kind of foods and supplies to be packaged.
  • Fills individual serving cartons with portions of various foods and condiments, such as cream, jams, and sauces, by hand or using automatic filling machine.
  • Portions and garnishes hot cooked foods, such as meat and vegetables, into individual serving dishes.
  • Stores dishes of hot food on shelves of portable electric warming cabinet or food cart for stowing aboard airplane or transfer to restaurant or cafeteria dining unit.
  • Removes pans of portioned salads, desserts, rolls, cream, and other cold food items from refrigerator or pantry, and places at appropriate stations of tray assembly counter to facilitate loading meal trays.
  • Places food items, silverware, and dishes in depression of compartmented food tray passing on conveyor belt.
  • Examines filled tray for completeness and appearance, and stores completed trays in refrigerated storage cabinets to be transported to airplane, dining room, or cafeteria.
  • May be designated according to type of food assembled as appetizer packer; casserole preparer; cold-food packer; hot-food packer.
Hot Food Packer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Preparation Workers

Job family population: 832,690

Estimated population of Hot Food Packer jobs: 46,189

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,723
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

Hot Food Packer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Apr 27
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Picking/packing experience in a warehouse environment is required * RF Scanner * Experience working ... Able to work in all types of environments and under difficult conditions; hot, cold, dust, indoors ...
Warehouse Case Picker Order Selector
May 16
Bartlett, IL, USA
Get Fresh Produce
Picking/packing experience in a warehouse environment is required * Experience using RF Scanner is ... Able to work in all types of environments and under difficult conditions; hot, cold, dust, indoors ...
Case Picker Order Selector Warehouse
May 16
Bartlett, IL, USA
Get Fresh Produce
Picking/packing experience in a warehouse environment is required * Experience using RF Scanner is ... Able to work in all types of environments and under difficult conditions; hot, cold, dust, indoors ...
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