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Press Operator Carbon Products Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,144 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

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The average pay for a Press Operator Carbon Products is $41,144 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Press Operator Carbon Products is between $31,057 and $49,516. 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

  • Prepares and operates compression molding machines to mold products according to specifications.
  • Installs dies on press, using clamps, bolts, and hand tools, and coats dies with parting agents, according to work order.
  • Alters thermostat to regulate temperature of dies.
Press Operator Carbon Products Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Press Operator Carbon Products jobs: 18,182

Rate of error: 1.8%

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 2,705,994 (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...

Press Operator Carbon Products Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Brake Press Operator
May 20
University Park, IL, USA
Tricon Wear Solutions
We are growing and looking for a Brake Press Operator for our University Park, IL location. This ... Must have ability to maintain production rates, and read manufacturing prints. Summary of ...
Flexo Press Operator/Press Operator
May 20
Huntley, IL, USA
Flexo Finders
... production; · Assist press operators cleaning and changing anilox rolls, doctor blades, ink ... fountains, print cylinders and other press components to ensure presses are run according to job ...
Press Operator Second Shift
Apr 25
Vernon Hills, IL, USA
H & H Graphics LLC
We are currently seeking a 2nd shift Press Operator. Standard shift hours are 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM. ... Receives production order and job assignments from Supervisor or Manager. Reads job ticket ...
Print Press Operator
Mar 19
Eagle Flexible Packaging
Print Press Operator Essential Job Functions: * Take the lead on all aspects of printing job - from ... Document production issues, including material problems, down-time and plate-related problems
Large Format Flatbed/Banner Press Operators
Apr 12
Franklin Park, IL, USA
... product in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will have: Experience operating Large Format ... Press & Digital Die Cutter (Knowledge/skill with Durst, Agfa, HP & Zund, Adobe Suite, Apogee ...
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