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Paper Reel Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,386 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$482

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paper Reel Operator is $37,386 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Paper Reel Operator is between $28,487 and $44,728. 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 winds paper or twisted paper cord from rolls onto adjustable reel and cuts it into specified lengths: fastens roll of paper or cord into shaft supports.
  • Wraps tape measure around reel and turns handcrank to move horizontal bars in or out to adjust circumference of reel.
  • Removes tape and wraps paper or cord around horizontal bar of reel and secures in place with hooks.
  • Depresses lever or throws switch to start reel, winding paper or cord from roll for specified number of revolutions.
  • Stops machine and cuts through layers of paper or cord along groove in horizontal bar of reel with knife to make individual sheets of paper or pieces of cord.
  • Removes paper from reel to handtruck.
  • Ties cord into bundles.
  • May wrap sheets of paper into bundles preparatory to shipping.
Paper Reel Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Paper Reel Operator jobs: 13

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,341
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 2,705,994 (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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