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Potato Chip Cooker Machine Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,587 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Potato Chip Cooker Machine is $40,587 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Potato Chip Cooker Machine is between $30,637 and $48,805. 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 washes, slices, fries, and salts potatoes to make potato chips: opens valve to pump preheated cooking oil into cooking vats.
  • Fills salt hopper.
  • Adjusts burner controls to maintain specified temperature in cooking vats.
  • Turns valves to rinse potato slices, and moves levers to control rate of flow of potato slices into cooking vats.
  • Stirs potato slices to ensure uniform cooking, using paddle or by use of automatic reciprocating rakes.
  • Observes color of cooked potato chips as they emerge onto conveyors from cooking vats.
  • Replaces worn blades on slicing heads, using handtools.
  • May cook potatoes by lowering wire basket of sliced potatoes into vat of cooking oil.
Potato Chip Cooker Machine Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 33,340

Estimated population of Potato Chip Cooker Machine jobs: 855

Rate of error: 4.3%

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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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