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Paint Spray Tender Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,242 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paint Spray Tender is $35,242 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Paint Spray Tender is between $26,961 and $42,019. 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 paint spraying and drying units of mirror-silvering range that spray and dry paint coatings on silvered glass: measures paint and thinner, according to formula, and pours paint into storage tank.
  • Turns valves to start power mixer and flow of paint to spray heads.
  • Pushes button to start spray heads across conveyor, to clear thinner from paint lines, and to spray paint on silvered glass.
  • Observes painting area to detect uneven spray.
  • Reads pressure gauges and turns valves to adjust paint flow and air pressure.
  • Regulates oven temperature as specified.
  • Removes spray nozzles and pipelines with wrenches and cleans equipment, using solvents.
  • Pours paint thinner into paint lines to prevent paint residue from hardening and clogging paint lines.
  • May determine amount of paint applied to glass, comparing sample with factory standard, or weighing glass before and after painting.
  • May disassemble carriage and replace worn or broken parts of spraying unit.
Paint Spray Tender Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 86,270

Estimated population of Paint Spray Tender jobs: 1,417

Rate of error: 1.5%

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...

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