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Lead Handler Salary
in Illinois, United States

$31,022 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lead Handler is $31,022 a year and $15 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Lead Handler is between $24,017 and $36,673. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs any combination of following duties in shot tower to facilitate production of small arms ammunition: unloads lead pigs from freight car and conveys and stacks them, using electric forklift truck.
  • Loads specified proportions of lead and antimony-lead pigs onto conveyor, using electric hoist.
  • Opens and closes valves, using metal hook, to direct conveyor flow of scrap shot to designated storage bins at top of shot tower.
  • Lights fires under lead melting kettles and dross converter.
  • Dumps or shovels scrap lead or dross into kettles or converter.
  • Skims dross from molten lead, using skimming ladle.
  • Removes dross from converter, using rake and hoe.
Lead Handler Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Lead Handler jobs: 535

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Lead Handler Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Lead Pastry Cook
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Lead Pastry Cook: * Prepares and executes bulk dessert recipes for use in all other outlets ... Illinois Food Handler Certification required * Must possess outstanding interpersonal communication ...
Material Handler
Apr 17
Libertyville, IL, USA
INSTAFF: A Division of BG Staffing, INC.
Material Handler Job Type : Temp-to-Hire Order#: 35870673 Location: Libertyville, IL 60048 Days ... We lead the pack. Developing solutions for our clients, helping candidates reach their goals, all ...
Lead Line Cook - Lincolnshire - Innovative Property & Competitive Compensation
Jun 14
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Illinois Food Handler's Certification PHYSICAL DEMANDS Practice written safety standards and rules at all times. The physical demands described here are ...
Material Handler
May 17
Aurora, IL, USA
Coworx Staffing
... or lead. · Flag and label full first and second pass mail trays. · Sleeve and mail trays when ... lead or train other material handlers. · Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and ...
Lead Infant Teacher - River North
Jun 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Sonnets Academy
Food Mangers License or Food Handlers Training Certificate * Must be a team player * Possess strong planning skills * Excellent organization skills and communication skills * One or more years of ...
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