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Pressroom Worker Fat Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,916 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pressroom Worker Fat is $34,916 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pressroom Worker Fat is between $26,747 and $41,595. 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 equipment that boils, agitates, bleaches, and cleans tallow: turns valves to drain specified amount of tallow from storage tank into bleaching tank and to create vacuum inside tank when vacuum bleaching method is used.
  • Moves controls to heat tank with steam and maintain specified temperature.
  • Admits specified amount of carbon (ground charcoal) and diatomaceous earth into bleaching tank and starts agitator.
  • Draws sample from tank and pours it through filter paper, observing its color for conformance to specifications.
  • Adds tallow or diatomaceous earth to tank as required.
  • Opens valves to force tallow by steam pressure through filter press to remove foreign material and into storage tank.
Pressroom Worker Fat Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,410

Estimated population of Pressroom Worker Fat jobs: 973

Rate of error: 4.6%

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...

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