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Roller Mill Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,494 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$469

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roller Mill Operator is $35,494 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Roller Mill Operator is between $27,154 and $42,356. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Roller Mill Operator. 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:
  • Operates mill equipped with rollers to grind paste of premixed ingredients, such as pigments, resins, solvents, oils, and plasticizers, for use in paint, lacquer, and ink: moves controls to set specified roll spacing and pressure.
  • Starts flow of water through roll cooling system to prevent ignition or discoloration of paste.
  • Adjusts feed gate to regulate flow of paste from hopper onto feeder roll.
  • Secures scraper blade to takeoff roll and bolts chute to scraper blade, allowing paste to flow from roll into thinning and storage tanks or scrapes paste from mill apron into container, using spatula.
  • Tests paste sample for fineness, using grind gauge, or sends sample to laboratory for analysis.
  • Adjusts roll pressure controls to regulate flow of paste during grinding.
  • Cleans equipment, using scrapers and solvents.
  • May pump specified types and quantities of thinners into thinning tank.
  • May blend specified extenders (chemicals that increase bulk of paint) with paste, using portable mixer.
Roller Mill Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Roller Mill Operator jobs: 294

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,148
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Roller Mill Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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