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Production Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$33,391 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Production Helper is $33,391 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Production Helper is between $25,783 and $39,575. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Production Helper. 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

  • Assists production laborers with production tasks.Positions parts or materials for processing.
  • Helps in machine setup.
  • Cares for machines, adds coolant to reservoirs of machines, and lubricates machine parts.
  • Performs feeding and off bearing activities.
  • Feeds machine hoppers with stock and transports and packs finished products.
  • Loads packaging machines.
  • Verifies weights of filled containers emerging from processing or packaging machines.
  • Removes foreign material from items on conveyor belts.
Production Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Production Helper jobs: 7,226

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Production Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Helper
Apr 18
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
... from production floor in a timely manner. • Issue supplies to the production area as needed. • Assist in scrap removal. • Operate scanner and assist in inventory counts. • Maintain the ...
Production Worker
Jun 25
Mundelein, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
We are hiring a Production Worker to join our team! You will operate machinery and equipment, as ... For 40 years we have helped thousands of people achieve their goals. Whether you are seeking a new ...
Production Worker
Jun 20
Yorkville, IL, USA
Staffing Network/QPA
These Production Worker opportunities come with opportunities for long term employment and growth. ... OUR MISSION is to help your business achieve sustainable competitive advantage through innovative ...
Production Helper 1st & 2nd shift
Jun 12
Kenosha, WI, USA
Manpower has partnered with a premiere client in Kenosha, WI in search of a 1st AND 2nd shift Production Helpers. What's in it for you: *Hours: Full-time with overtime potential 1st Shift 6:00am - 2 ...
Production Worker
May 28
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Malone Workforce Solutions
If you are looking for a change, we can help! Malone Workforce Solutions is hiring ENTRY-LEVEL Production Workers for a Bolingbrook company that produces credit cards. This is a great opportunity to ...
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