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Paper Slitter Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,503 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$493

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paper Slitter is $36,503 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Paper Slitter is between $27,814 and $43,634. 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:
  • Operates machine to slit continuous lengths of material, such as cardboard, felt, metallic foil, paper, plastic, rubberized sheeting, or textile fabrics, into strips of specified width: spaces rotary blades on machine shaft, according to width specified for strips, and turns setscrew to secure blades in position, using allen wrench.
  • Mounts roll or bolt of material on machine supports and threads material over tension bar, between feed rollers, and under rotary blades.
  • Laps ends of slit material around takeup tubes i.
  • Starts machine and observes flow of material through machine to detect irregular cutting and winding.
  • Moves levers to stop, start, and regulate speed of machine and to align material with rotary blades.
  • Disengages winding shaft and removes narrow rolls of material.
  • Stacks material on shelves according to width of material.
  • When slitting aluminum foil into widths, is designated aluminum-foil-spooling-machine operator.
  • When slitting embroidered cloth into strips for use as decorative trimming, is designated straight cutter, machine.
  • May be designated according to material or product cut as binding cutter; cuff slitter; electric-tape slitter; facing slitter; paper slitter; tape cutter.
Paper Slitter Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 60,460

Estimated population of Paper Slitter jobs: 434

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,317
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Paper Slitter Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Slitter / Rewinder Machine Operator
Apr 4
Cary, IL, USA
Technipaq
The Slitter Operator at Technipaq is a key player in slitting materials to support the press ... paper laminates. Technipaq is a family owned and operated company serving the Diagnostic ...
Finishing Operator - 3rd Shift
Mar 8
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Resource Label Group
... cut rolls of flexible plastic film, paper, and nonabsorbent stock. Finishing Operator ... One year of Slitter Operator experience preferred * Familiarity with plant tools and equipment
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