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Packaging/Filling Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,343 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Packaging/Filling Operator is $36,343 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Packaging/Filling Operator is between $27,618 and $43,517. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Packaging/Filling Operator. 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 and tends machine that performs one or more packaging functions, such as filling, marking, labeling, tying, packing, or wrapping containers.
Packaging/Filling Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Packaging/Filling Operator jobs: 10,286

Rate of error: 1.4%

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...

Packaging/Filling Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Thermoforming Operator Associate--- Night shift
May 9
Franklin Park, IL, USA
And filling T/P lube. * Perform visual inspection of products; identify attributes to quality in ... food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum ...
Production Line Operator
Jun 14
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Package materials in quantities as instructed on the shop floor. * Pack out the product using ... Bulk lines and vertical form filling machines * Assist the maintenance team in preventative ...
Production Operator - Flavors 2nd shift
Jun 18
Carol Stream, IL, USA
... packaging equipment involved in the preparation of liquid and dry blend products. To include but ... filling various sized containers; and preparing product for shipping. Essential Duties and ...
Machine Operator
Mar 27
Wheeling, IL, USA
One year of experience working with machinery in a manufacturing environment Experience operating packaging equipment such as robotics, filling machines, case packers, labelers, etc. Experience ...
Senior Machine Operator
May 22
Bedford Park, IL, USA
LTI Services
Operating all food processing equipment pertaining to the vegetables and powders. CIP systems ... Perform general labor duties related to product processing such as filling. Loading and packaging.
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