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Sample Book Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$33,577 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sample Book Maker is $33,577 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sample Book Maker is between $25,823 and $39,897. 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 cuts wallpaper samples and assembles samples to make sample book: transfers specified rolls of wallpaper to cutting machine, using handtruck, and lifts roll onto letoff rack.
  • Threads wallpaper through machine and pushes lever to specified setting for cutting width.
  • Sets type on printing cylinder of machine to print identifying information on wallpaper samples.
  • Turns setscrews to synchronize printing with cutting process and starts machine.
  • Sorts and stacks wallpaper samples on shelves according to code number.
  • Assembles wallpaper samples in specified sequence to make sample book.
  • Trims assembled wallpaper samples with powered shear and staples them together.
  • May be designated according to specific task performed as sheeter-machine operator.
Sample Book Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 60,460

Estimated population of Sample Book Maker jobs: 605

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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