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Package Sealer Machine Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,591 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Package Sealer Machine is $32,591 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Package Sealer Machine is between $25,165 and $38,627. 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

  • Tends machines that seal filled cardboard boxes, cartons, paper, cellophane, or plastic bags: fills glue and water reservoir.
  • Inserts rolls of paper tape into holders.
  • Starts sealing machine and observes operation to detect faulty sealing and prevent conveyor jamming.
  • Feeds cartons into machine and removes cartons from discharge conveyor.
  • Feeds filled cellophane or glassine bags into machine that heats and seals top of bag.
  • May adjust holding guides and conveyor line tripping mechanism that regulates movement of carton through gluing and flap-turning mechanism.
  • May pack containers.
  • May stamp identifying data on carton.
  • May inspect contents of package to verify size, color, or brand of article.
  • May be designated according to product packaged as cigarette-carton sealer; type of machine operated as box-sealing-machine catcher; hot-sealing-machine operator; or task performed as box-sealing-machine feeder.
Package Sealer Machine Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Package Sealer Machine jobs: 9,457

Rate of error: 1.4%

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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