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Operator Planer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,786 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Planer is $35,786 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Planer is between $27,341 and $42,705. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Operator Planer. 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 planing machine to surface planks and timbers and reduce stock to specified dimensions.
Operator Planer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Operator Planer jobs: 713

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Operator Planer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

CNC Programmer - Operator 8348GK
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Career Transitions Holdings, LLC
CNC Programmer/Operator - Chicago, IL 3-5 years' experience in a Cabinetry Shop or Store Fixture ... reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric ...
CNC Operator
Apr 19
Woodridge, IL, USA
... reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric ... CNC Operator Skills and Qualifications: Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement, Verbal ...
CNC / VMC Set-up Operator w/Programming
May 17
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters ...
Full Stack Open Source Developer
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
... planes fly smarter, so our aviation partners perform better and their passengers travel happier. You can find our products and services on thousands of aircraft operated by the leading global ...
Additive Intern
Apr 29
West Dundee, IL, USA
Renishaw Inc.
... planes, boats, other consumer products as well as medical implants and dental restorations. The ... Primary Duties: * Function as a Machine Operator in an AM production environment * Support ...
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