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Sealer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,738 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$639

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sealer is $29,738 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sealer is between $24,959 and $34,973. 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:
  • Seals storage battery cells in containers (battery box) to form airtight and watertight battery: loads thermostatically controlled kettle (preheater) with chunks of compound.
  • Ignites burners and adjusts temperature controls to heat and melt compound.
  • Opens valve to drain compound into pot and empties compound into tank (sealing machine).
  • Holds hose attached to tank and presses lever to control flow of compound over cells.
  • Starts conveyor to move batteries through flamer (fixed and preset gas torches) or manipulates gas torch to melt and level off compound to produce seal.
  • Scrapes excess compound from container, using putty knife and cloth.
  • May clip posts, using handtool.
  • May stamp numbers on battery, using marking dies.
  • May install covers on cells cell coverer.
  • May melt compound in hand-manipulated container and pour compound over cells.
  • May use heated dipper equipped with trigger mechanism to deposit sealing compound over cells.
Sealer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Construction Laborers

Job family population: 962,060

Estimated population of Sealer jobs: 1,674

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,475
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

Sealer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Warehouse Packaging
Jun 14
Carol Stream, IL, USA
endevis
Programming and operating equipment (lifter, bag sealer, filler, metal detector, magnets, and screeners, etc.). * Keep the workplace clean and organized. * Perform other work as required by the ...
Production Line Operator
Jun 14
Carol Stream, IL, USA
endevis
Programming and operating equipment (lifter, bag sealer, filler, metal detector, magnets, and screeners, etc.). * Keep the workplace clean and organized. * On occasion, complete special tasks as ...
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