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Plastic Extruder Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,493 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$607

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plastic Extruder Operator is $40,493 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Plastic Extruder Operator is between $30,566 and $48,732. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Plastic Extruder 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

Description:
  • Operates and prepares machine to extrude thermoplastic materials to form tubes, rods, and film.
  • Installs mold-printing board in machine and tightens thumbscrews or inserts wedges to secure it.
  • Observes thermometer and turns steam valve to maintain specified temperature in melting hopper.
Plastic Extruder Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 73,530

Estimated population of Plastic Extruder Operator jobs: 6,932

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,942
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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...

Plastic Extruder Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Technician
May 5
Alsip, IL, USA
Plastipak
... of plastic rigid containers of the highest quality. Our list of customers include some of the ... The Production Technician is responsible for setting up and operating a group of machines and ...
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