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Mill Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,725 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mill Operator is $35,725 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mill Operator is between $27,549 and $42,377. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Mill Operator. 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

  • Operates milling systems in accordance with quality, health, safety and fire prevention practices and regulations.
  • Performs regular product tests, records results and corrects process as necessary to meet specifications.
  • Assists with maintenance and repairs as needed.
Mill Operator 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 jobs: 246

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Skills data not available for this job

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 Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Rotating Shift Mill Operator
May 30
Geneva, IL, USA
What you will do As the Rotating Shift Oxide Mill Operator maintain continuous operation of six oxide mills to insure adequate production of oxide which is an essential material required in the ...
Haas Mill Operator
Apr 9
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Elgen Staffing
Our client, a global metals manufacturer, is seeking experienced Haas Mill Operator to come join their growing team in Glendale Heights. Our candidate of choice will be responsible for setting up and ...
HAAS Vertical CNC Programmer/Machine Operator
Jun 17
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Plitek, L.L.C.
Our HAAS CNC Programmer/Operator Machinist /Assembly Technician will primarily be responsible for ... Experience with programing and using Prototrak Vertical Mill, surface grinder, lathe, etc. a must.
CNC Mill Setup / Operator - $26 / hr
Jun 24
Mundelein, IL, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
A manufacturer in Mundelein, IL is looking for a CNC Setup/Operator for a 2nd OR 3rd shift contract ... Experience on HAAS VF0, VF2, SL-10 and Mini-Mill a plus. Company Description FactoryFix connects ...
Machine Operator
May 14
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
... Machine Operators on 1st and 2nd shift. This is a long-term position that offers growth and ... Cut, mill, drill and assemble aluminum units. * Operate saw using overhead crane & vertical band ...
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