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Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper Salary
in Illinois, United States

$28,109 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper is $28,109 a year and $14 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper is between $22,076 and $32,914. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends one or more automatic sewing machines that stitch cord to edge of continuous length of tape to reinforce it for attachment to zipper chain: mounts cheeses, cones, or bobbins of cord on holders of machines.
  • Threads cord and tape through guides and tension bars.
  • Starts machine that automatically stitches cords to tape.
  • Observes machine for automatic stopping which indicates defective feed or broken thread.
  • Tapes together broken ends of cord or thread.
  • Examines sewn tape for loose cords or dropped stitching.
  • Adjusts cord tensions and guide positions, using screwdriver and pliers.
  • May tend machines that sew spiral or ladder-shaped filament between layers of tape to form side of zipper and be designated sewing-machine operator, plastic zipper.
  • Performs duties as described under sewing-machine operator, automatic.
Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,530

Estimated population of Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper jobs: 5,247

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

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