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Mill Operator Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,102 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mill Operator Helper is $41,102 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mill Operator Helper is between $30,984 and $49,466. 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 duties to assist mill operator: feeds raw materials to mill, using conveyor belt.
  • Shovels spillage back onto belt.
  • Breaks lumps of incoming raw material, using double jack, to facilitate passage through grizzly before entry into crusher.
  • Opens hatch and drains slurry from mill, using electric vibrator or shaking screen to sift foreign particles from slurry.
  • Places trays of slurry in drying ovens for specified time.
  • Dumps dried slurry into drums.
  • Moves drums to storage area, using handtruck.
  • Lubricates mill and auxiliary equipment.
  • Washes ball mills and cleans work area.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
Mill Operator Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 17,820

Estimated population of Mill Operator Helper jobs: 75

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Mill Operator Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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CNC Operator
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
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Sort, mark and organize cabinet and mill parts for assembly * Interpret and work with shop drawings ... Help co-workers and machinist with various shop duties Qualifications: * minimum of 1 year ...
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May 23
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