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Pretzel Cooker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,907 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$514

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pretzel Cooker is $38,907 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pretzel Cooker is between $29,527 and $46,666. 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:
  • Tends oven that automatically cooks, salts, bakes, and dries pretzels: lights oven and sets thermostats of cooker, oven, and kiln at specified temperature.
  • Dumps specified amount of salt, soda, and water into hoppers of oven.
  • Turns valve to sprinkle salt and to allow soda solution to drain continuously into cooking pit of oven.
  • Observes progress of uncooked pretzels moving on conveyor into oven, and straightens pretzels, using wire hooked rod.
  • Tastes baked pretzels, observes their color, and adjusts speed of conveyor or temperature of cooker, oven, and kiln to ensure pretzels conform to color and taste standards.
  • May place unbaked pretzels on oven conveyor by inverting boards loaded with pretzels.
Pretzel Cooker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 21,130

Estimated population of Pretzel Cooker jobs: 1,239

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,104
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...

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