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Operator Word Processing Machine Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$45,617 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Word Processing Machine is $45,617 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Word Processing Machine is between $34,063 and $55,225. 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

  • Types, compiles, changes, combines, edits, prints, and stores documents, such as correspondence, reports, records, forms, minutes of meetings, scientific or technical material, numerical data, and tabular information on word processor or computer equipment, from rough draft, corrected copy, recorded voice dictation, or previous version displayed on screen.
  • Follows instructions accompanying material, or follows verbal instructions to determine format and content required.
  • Proofreads and edits documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format and corrects errors as necessary.
Operator Word Processing Machine Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Word Processors and Typists

Job family population: 65,200

Estimated population of Operator Word Processing Machine jobs: 5,577

Rate of error: 2.8%

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 Word Processing Machine Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator- Addison
May 9
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Superior Staffing
... word processing, data entry) Accurate data entry skills Organizational skills Knowledge of machine processes Ability to effectively communicate with supervisor/manager Ability to follow supervisor ...
Scanning Operator
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Exela Technologies
Duties: • Scanning docs into Opex machine • Processing mail • Some lifting involved • ... Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred) • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written ...
CNC / VMC Set-up Operator w/Programming
May 17
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
CNC / VMC MACHINIST JOB SUMMARY The machinist will be required to act independently and to partner ... Must be fully conversant with the procedures, policies, processes, systems and technology that ...
Machine Operator
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
First Staff Services
Experienced Machine Operator needed ASAP! Chicago, IL, North Side Permanent Hire position $17+/hr. ... To start the application process, please submit your resume via ZipRecruiter. Applications are also ...
Machine Operator
May 8
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
The Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator is responsible for the operation of a high speed slitting ... Computer Skills Must have working knowledge of the use of a PC and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel ...
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