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Material Preparation Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,279 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Material Preparation Worker is $31,279 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Material Preparation Worker is between $24,959 and $36,944. 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

  • Performs any combination of following tasks involved in cleaning, sorting, breaking, weighing, and packaging chunks of silicon for crystal growing: sandblasts chunks of silicon or immerses chunks in cleaning tanks to remove contaminants.
  • Breaks chunks of silicon into pieces of specified size, using hammer.
  • Tests and sorts silicon pieces according to resistivity type and level, using resistivity device or meter.
  • Weighs out specified amounts of silicon to prepare charges (specified amounts of materials) for crystal growing process, loads silicon into charge can, and records identifying information on label of charge can.
  • May transport charges to crystal growing department.
Material Preparation Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Material Preparation Worker jobs: 16

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Material Preparation Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Construction Permit & Preparation Coordinator
Apr 29
BrightLeaf Homes
... working with architects, engineers, and municipal staff * Create or facilitate creation of material ... Manage the preparation of physical construction sites for the project start including coordinating ...
Material Handler/Direct Hire
May 10
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
Please only apply if you are comfortable working that schedule. The 2-2 3-2 2-3 rotating shift ... Responsibilities Include * Assist the machine operators in the preparation and processing of coils.
Warehouse Worker
May 15
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
5 Star Staffing
Dynamic Company seeking an Entry Warehouse Worker- Loader/Unloader to become a part of our ... Reads and prepares supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes. Place orders on pallets or ...
Material Handler - Full Time
Mar 28
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Click on the link to watch a video to learn more about working for McKesson! Current Need: Our ... May prepare kitting packages for assembly production. * May use power equipment including, but not ...
2nd shift Tool Crib Attendant/Material Handler
May 12
Harvey, United States
Report any unsafe or potentially unsafe working conditions to management immediately * Maintain ... Prepare return material to vendor or shipping parts out for repair, as requested following SOP ...
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