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Production Machine Tender Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,020 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$413

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Production Machine Tender is $32,020 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Production Machine Tender is between $24,959 and $37,820. 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 one or more machine tools, special-purpose machines, or industrial robots to machine metal work pieces to specifications on production basis.
  • Lifts work piece manually or using hoist and secures work piece in fixture or loads automatic feeding device.
  • Starts machine, engages feed, and observes operation.
  • Inspects and measures machined work pieces to verify conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as preset comparator, fixed gauges, calipers, micrometer, or microscope.
  • May move machine controls and guides to adjust machine.
  • May replace worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools or brushes.
  • May add coolant to machine reservoir and turn valve to start flow of coolant.
  • May file, sand, or shape machined parts, using hand tools and power tools.
  • May clean machined parts, using degreasing tank or solvent and rags.
  • May machine plastics or other nonmetals.
  • May tend machines and equipment other than machine tools.
Production Machine Tender Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 121,160

Estimated population of Production Machine Tender jobs: 13,958

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,120
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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