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Pottery Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,609 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$551

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pottery Machine Operator is $39,609 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pottery Machine Operator is between $30,020 and $47,508. 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 pug mill, jigger machine, and drying chamber, that form, dry, and finish ceramic ware, such as bowls, cups, plates, and saucers: adjusts and sets controls of pug mill that mixes, extrudes, cuts, and deposits clay charges in or over molds as specified.
  • Installs shaping tool in head of jiggering unit, using handtools.
  • Sets controls to regulate temperature of drying chamber.
  • Installs trimming tools and abrasives on arms of ware-finishing unit, using handtools.
  • Starts machine unit and conveyors and observes lights and gauges on panelboard to verify operational efficiency.
  • Examines finished ware for defects and measures dimensions, using rule and thickness gauge.
  • Adjusts pressures, temperatures, and trimming tool settings as required.
  • May operate jigger machine only and be designated potter.
  • May form urns and planters, using jolly, and be designated jollier.
Pottery Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 41,320

Estimated population of Pottery Machine Operator jobs: 38

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,918
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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...

Pottery Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Mar 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Talent Launch
Wash pots, pans, dishes, glassware and flatware * Clean and sterilize kitchen areas and equipment ... Dish Machine Operator (DMO), Dish Room Worker, Dishroom Associate, Dish Technician, Dish Washer ...
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Apr 30
Vernon Hills, IL, USA
Compass Group
At FLIK, our operating philosophy is centered on three essential factors: great food, great service ... machine depending on assigned equipment. Ensures complete cleanliness and sanitation. * Washes pots ...
DISHWASHER (FULL-TIME)
Mar 9
Lake Forest, IL, USA
Compass Group
At FLIK, our operating philosophy is centered on three essential factors: great food, great service ... machine depending on assigned equipment. Ensures complete cleanliness and sanitation. * Washes pots ...
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