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Operator Heavy-Duty Press Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,529 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

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The average pay for an Operator Heavy-Duty Press is $44,529 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Heavy-Duty Press is between $33,296 and $53,908. 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

  • Prepares and operates heavy-duty power press to bend, form, stretch, and straighten metal plates, metal extrusions, formed sheet metal, structural shapes, forgings, and weldments as specified by blueprints, layout, and templates.
Operator Heavy-Duty Press Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Operator Heavy-Duty Press jobs: 8,387

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Operator Heavy-Duty Press Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Apr 25
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H & H Graphics LLC
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May 8
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Sales Consultant - Heavy Trucks
May 17
Aurora, IL, USA
Coffman Truck Sales
1149 S Lake St., Aurora, IL 60507 Sales Consultant - Medium & Heavy-duty Trucks New and Used $50K ... owned and operated business celebrating its 70th year in business. We believe culture makes a ...
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Active Duty * * Army Reserve * * Entry Level OVERVIEW Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operators are ... Perform maintenance on communications equipment, power sources, light/heavy wheeled vehicles and ...
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Active Duty * * Army Reserve * * Entry Level OVERVIEW Motor transport operators are primarily ... You'll be able to consider a future as a tractor-trailer truck, tank truck and heavy truck or bus ...
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