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Initial Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Initial Maker is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Initial Maker is between $24,959 and $25,864. 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

  • Embroiders ornamental designs by hand over stamped or stenciled designs on fabric material: fastens embroidery hoop over fabric to keep fabric taut.
  • Threads needle with kind and color of thread specified on work ticket.
  • Sews along cut lines of stamped design, utilizing knowledge of various stitches that may be required.
  • May place fabric in frame instead of embroidery hoop to keep fabric taut.
  • May use strings of beads instead of colored thread for ornamental work.
  • May pin design on fabric preparatory to embroidering.
  • May be designated according to specialty performed or item worked on as initial maker; quilt sewer, hand.
Initial Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,530

Estimated population of Initial Maker jobs: 38

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
5 %


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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...

Initial Maker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Pattern Maker
Mar 12
Chicago, IL, USA
National Safety Apparel
The Pattern Maker responsibilities will include updating existing patterns to specifications ... during the initial design process and review. Considerations for design should include the ...
Die Maker/Knifer
Apr 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Bernal / Atlas Die / Midway
ACM's initial focus was to manufacture anvil dies for pressure sensitive labels and business forms, counterplates for steel rule dies and rotary die systems. Today our Chem-Milling division has ...
HR Generalist - Human Resources - HR Coordinator
May 8
Plainfield, IL, USA
SPEC Engineering
... maker to join our team as a part-time Human Resources Generalist who is driven to be accurate in ... Review all candidate applications, conduct initial phone screens as a first step of the interview ...
Regulatory Affairs Project Manager
May 17
Lake Forest, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
... initial product concepts and provide input to senior regulatory management • Assist in the ... Must function independently as a decision-maker on regulatory issues; and must assure that ...
Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist
May 15
Lake Forest, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
... with initial product concepts to make recommendations on future actions • Assist in the ... Must function independently as a decision-maker on regulatory issues; and must assure that ...
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