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Ice Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,782 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Ice Maker is $37,782 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Ice Maker is between $28,712 and $45,278. 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

  • Tends refrigerating equipment that freezes water into ice, performing any combination of following tasks: opens valves to fill containers with specified amounts of water, and lowers containers into freezing tanks, using hoist.
  • Inserts air bubbler into containers and starts agitator in freezing tank to ensure uniform freezing.
  • Siphons or pumps water containing foreign matter from centers of partially frozen ice blocks, using suction pump, and refills container with fresh water.
  • Flushes surfaces of ice blocks with hose.
  • Removes container from tank, using hoist, and immerses it in warm water or places it in steam bath to free ice from container sides.
  • Positions cans on dumping pivot and pushes buttons to tilt pivot and dump ice onto conveyor or platform.
  • Adds prescribed amounts of materials into mixing vats and starts agitator to mix brine solution for freezing tanks.
  • May turn valves to regulate compressors and condensers.
  • When performing specific duty, may be known as can filler; dumper; ice puller.
Ice Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 8,630

Estimated population of Ice Maker jobs: 608

Rate of error: 4.4%

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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