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Packager Machine Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,165 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$402

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Packager Machine is $32,165 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Packager Machine is between $24,959 and $38,089. 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 performs one or more packaging functions, such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers: starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine.
  • Stops machine and reports malfunction to supervisor.
  • Makes minor adjustments or repairs, such as opening valves, changing forming and cutting dies, setting guides, or clearing away damaged product containers.
  • Inspects filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.
  • May feed product to conveyors, hoppers, or other feeding devices and unload packaged product.
  • May replenish packaging supplies, such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, or labels.
  • May mount supplies on spindles or place supplies in hopper or other feeding devices.
  • May position and hold container in machine and depress pedal, press button, or move lever to clean, glue, label, sew, or staple container.
  • May cut stencils and stencil information on container, such as lot number or shipping destination.
  • May tally number of units of product packaged or record information, such as size, weight, and type of products packaged.
  • May be designated according to specific function or functions performed by machine tended as bottle washer, machine ii; capping-machine operator; container-maker-filler-packer operator; filling-machine operator; labeler, machine; wrapping-machine operator.
  • May be designated: aerosol-line operator; bag printer; blis.
Packager 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 Packager Machine jobs: 9,457

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,288
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 2,716,450 (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...

Packager Machine Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Pouching and Converting Machine Operator - Chicago
Apr 10
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Eagle Flexible Packaging
Eagle Flexible Packaging Eagle Flexible Packaging is growing and seeking experienced Machine Operators to learn a variety of manufacturing equipment. We believe that good employees are one of our ...
Mechanic $26.50-$30/hr
May 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Fareva Morton Grove
Assists Packaging machine operators and Supervisor with machinery-related problems encountered during production runs. * Assists with equipment installations, equipment upgrades, and other major ...
Automation Maintenance Technician - Offering Sign-On Bonuses
May 20
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
NEMERA
The Automation Technician is responsible for setups, changeovers, adjustments, maintenance, repair and operations of various types of assembly, subassembly, printing, and/or packaging machines. The ...
General Labor
May 22
Streamwood, IL, USA
Alliance Workforce
Pack finished bags into boxes in a timely manner so as not to hold-up the pace of the packaging machine. (Machine speeds range from 30-120 bags per minute). This requires moving arms back and forth ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 7
Portage, IN, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Ability to work with packaging machinery in a food environment * Mechanical power transmission understand, installation, and repair * Design and Fabrication * Able to fabricate, weld, cut * Ability ...
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