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Oiling Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,754 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$491

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Oiling Machine Operator is $37,754 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Oiling Machine Operator is between $28,729 and $45,168. 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

Description:
  • Tends machine that immerses hardboard sheets in oil to impart smooth finish and cuts sheets to size preparatory to tempering: adjusts position of saws to cut sheets to specified length and width.
  • Observes gauge and turns steam valve to fill oil reservoir and maintain oil at prescribed temperature.
  • Starts feed conveyors, saws, and automatic sheet-stacking mechanism.
  • Feeds uncoated sheets into machine and pulls table saw across end of each sheet before coating to remove irregular edges.
  • Observes sheets for presence of coating flaws, scratches, and oil droplets on surface.
  • Grades hardboard sheets according to defects and size.
  • Places board beneath each stack of oiled sheets and inverts top sheet to protect surfaces against marring during storage or further processing.
  • Keeps records of rejected hardboard sheets for shift log.
Oiling Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Oiling Machine Operator jobs: 15

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,767
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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