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Screen Printing Machine Operator Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,904 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Screen Printing Machine Operator Helper is $28,904 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Screen Printing Machine Operator Helper is between $24,959 and $33,904. 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

  • Performs variety of duties to assist automatic screen-printing machine operator in printing multicolored patterns on textiles: turns thumbscrews and loosens and tightens bolts, using wrench, to remove, replace, adjust, or align screens in bed of screen printing machine as instructed by machine operator.
  • Pushes new roll of cloth into feed brackets and aligns end of new cloth with end of cloth in machine and sews ends together, using portable sewing machine.
  • Carries stacks of cloth articles, such as towels, washcloths, and bathmats from storage boxes, and stacks articles on shelf for use by workers feeding machine that prints precut cloth articles.
  • Observes operation of printing machine to detect flaws in printing, such as blurs, smears, and color out of register (alignment), and reports problem detected to machine operator.
  • Pours printing paste onto screen as required.
  • Loads and unloads handtrucks, and trucks printing screens and drums of printing paste to and from storage areas.
Screen Printing Machine Operator Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Screen Printing Machine Operator Helper jobs: 595

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Screen Printing Machine Operator Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Screen Printing Production Manager
May 20
Batavia, IL, USA
Second City Prints
Ensures that each machine has enough work scheduled each day to maximize output. -Ensures that ... operator by passing out daily updated production schedules. -Assists in production first run ...
SMT Machine Operator
May 5
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
M-Wave International
Operate the automated assembly line equipment which includes Ekra screen printer, Juki SMT ... all times. 5. Help out in assembly, inspection, and packing when needed. 6. Make minor ...
CNC Machine Operator - Entry Level - Latest Technology (MP#319286)
Apr 5
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Barton Staffing Solutions
Know how to read blue prints Apply now and we' ll coordinate the interview. Get started now ... Drug Screen and E-Verify required Company Description You can be good at a lot of things. We prefer ...
CNC Machine Operator/Contract to Hire
May 16
Schaumburg, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
Basic blue print reading skills * Read a tape measure, micrometer and calipers * Ability to add ... Drug screen and background check required. Chase Professionals is an Equal Opportunity ...
Machine Operator Helper
Apr 30
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
We are looking for a Machine Operator Helper in the Woodridge/Bolingbrook area. As a Machine Operator Helper you will be assisting the Machine Operators by feeding cardboard into the manufacturing ...
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