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Rotary Envelope Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,278 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotary Envelope Machine Operator is $35,278 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Envelope Machine Operator is between $27,025 and $42,027. 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 machine that forms plain and window envelopes from paper rolls or precut blanks: loads stack of blanks into rack of feed mechanism or positions roll of paper on machine rack, using hoist, and threads paper (web) through machine.
  • Starts machine and observes progress of blanks and web through cutting, gluing, folding, and drying units.
  • Pushes button to stop machine in case of malfunction.
  • Fans handful of envelopes to inspect them for quality of folding, sealing, and glue application, and packs them in boxes.
  • Counts pack of envelopes periodically to verify accuracy of mechanical counter.
  • Pours glue into machine container to replenish supply.
  • Wipes or washes glue from machine at end of shift.
  • May adjust glue applicator and drying and pressing rolls.
  • May be designated according to type of machine tended as plunger-machine operator; rotary-envelope-machine operator; side-seam-envelope-machine operator.
  • May tend machine that forms envelopes used in cover of books (book pockets) and be designated book-pocket-machine operator.
Rotary Envelope Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

Job family population: 85,800

Estimated population of Rotary Envelope Machine Operator jobs: 142

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Rotary Envelope Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Flexo Folder Gluer/Rotary Die Cutter / Machine Operator - 1st shift
Mar 26
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Champion Container Corporation
We are seeking Machine Operators for our 1st shift to join our team! You will perform operational activities in a corrugated manufacturing environment while ensuring excellent quality control. We are ...
Machine Operator Swiss CNC
Apr 24
Hanover Park, IL, USA
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment operating CNC Machines. * Knowledge ... CNC Rotary Transfer * CNC Milling * Schutte, Euroturn, Davenport * Honing * New Britain * Index ...
Envelope Converting Machine Adjuster
Mar 5
Chicago, IL, USA
Rohner Press
Looking for experienced operator/adjuster for FL Smith wide range envelope converting machine. Must have proof of machine experience from current or previous employment.
Field Service Technician
May 17
Schaumburg, IL, USA
HFO Chicago
Morris Group, Inc., including all operating subsidiaries, is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. ... Haas machine tools and rotary products are built to deliver high accuracy, repeatability and ...
General Labor
May 14
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Superior Staffing
... or plastics • Machine Operators/Tenders - Packaging Machines, Punch Press, Envelope Machines or any type of industrial machines. • General Warehouse Labor • Production Material Handlers ...
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