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Jigger Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,595 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$550

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Jigger Operator is $39,595 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Jigger Operator is between $30,009 and $47,491. 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:
  • Operates pug mill, jigger machine, and drying chamber, that form, dry, and finish ceramic ware, such as bowls, cups, plates, and saucers: adjusts and sets controls of pug mill that mixes, extrudes, cuts, and deposits clay charges in or over molds as specified.
  • Installs shaping tool in head of jiggering unit, using handtools.
  • Sets controls to regulate temperature of drying chamber.
  • Installs trimming tools and abrasives on arms of ware-finishing unit, using handtools.
  • Starts machine unit and conveyors and observes lights and gauges on panelboard to verify operational efficiency.
  • Examines finished ware for defects and measures dimensions, using rule and thickness gauge.
  • Adjusts pressures, temperatures, and trimming tool settings as required.
  • May operate jigger machine only and be designated potter.
  • May form urns and planters, using jolly, and be designated jollier.
Jigger Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 41,320

Estimated population of Jigger Operator jobs: 38

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,901
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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