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Melt House Drag Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,923 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Melt House Drag Operator is $37,923 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Melt House Drag Operator is between $28,857 and $45,408. 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

  • Regulates flow of raw sugar from raw-sugar box to drags (conveyors) and elevators: starts drags.
  • Lifts slide on raw-sugar box to allow sugar to fall on drags.
  • Breaks up sugar lumps in box, using scraper.
  • Shifts slides to rotate drawing of sugar from box and to prevent caking and buildups.
  • Draws samples of raw sugar for laboratory analysis.
  • Opens or closes slides to increase or decrease flow of sugar.
  • Removes sugar strings from drag, scrolls, and grates and throws strings in waste container.
Melt House Drag Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Melt House Drag Operator jobs: 13

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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