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Plastic Welding Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,535 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plastic Welding Machine Operator is $36,535 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Plastic Welding Machine Operator is between $27,839 and $43,673. 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 machine that heats and seals precut or predesigned plastic material or film to form book covers, eyeglass cases, baby pants, tubing, and other plastic-coated products: moves controls on machine to adjust temperature, pressure, and time cycle.
  • Loads feeding mechanism with rolls of plastic material.
  • Aligns edges of continuous plastic strips and guides them into position under electrode.
  • Starts machine and depresses pedal to lower electrode that heats and seals edges of material.
  • Removes product from machine and stacks it in rack or on table.
  • May position plastic strip over article preparatory to heat sealing article.
Plastic Welding Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 15,860

Estimated population of Plastic Welding Machine Operator jobs: 118

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Plastic Welding Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Multi Machine Operator - Plastics
Apr 29
East Chicago, IN, USA
Masis Professional Group
Plastics and Polyurethane experience is a plus. A great machine operator needs to possess manual dexterity and an eye for detail. They must also have knowledge of mathematics and mechanics as well as ...
Machine Operator - Plastics Manufacturing - Start ASAP! (AU#319734)
May 16
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
You will be the next machine operator hired in this super modern plastics manufacturing facility! Be first to APPLY NOW and you can start right away! Shift hours 5am to 5pm (F/Sat/Sun) In this great ...
Machine Operator and Shift Supervisor
Apr 4
Perfect Plastic Printing
EMV Machine Operator 3rd Shift (Fr-Sun 5A-5P) EMV Shift Supervisor 3rd Shift (Fr-Sun 5A-5P) 12 Hour ... ABILITY TO LEARN AND OPERATE VARIOUS MACHINE SOFTWARE About Perfect Plastic Printing: Come work for ...
Machine Operator/Fabrication
Apr 25
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
First Staff Services
Machine Operator/Fabrication Worker Compensation: $12.00- $12.50 hr An industry leader in the ... Training on Saw, Stud Welding, Threading machines, Overhead cranes, Forklifts will be given. * Have ...
Machine Operator
May 7
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Now Hiring Day Shift Machine Operators in Carol Stream! Temp to Permanent Hire position Monday ... Removal of plastic bands and protective pads from incoming corrugated board. * (Housekeeping ...
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