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Sewing Machine Operator Special Equipment Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,778 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sewing Machine Operator Special Equipment is $28,778 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sewing Machine Operator Special Equipment is between $24,959 and $33,697. 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 automatically stitches designs to decorate mattress covers and to hold padding in place: places spools of thread on spindles and draws ends through guides, tensions, and needle eyes.
  • Inserts bobbin in shuttle and draws thread through slot in shuttle wall.
  • Clamps covering material and padding in frame and places frame in rack under sewing head of machine.
  • Bolts pilot pattern plate on platform beneath frame, using wrench.
  • Places pilot or guide bar extending from frame in guide channels of pilot pattern and starts machine.
  • May move pilot or guide bar by hand.
  • May attach framed cover to pulleys that draw it away from machine as cover is stitched, and guide cover under presser foot by hand to stitch design.
Sewing Machine Operator Special Equipment Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,530

Estimated population of Sewing Machine Operator Special Equipment jobs: 5,312

Rate of error: 1.9%

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...

Sewing Machine Operator Special Equipment Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Sewing Machine Operator
May 16
Chesterton, IN, USA
Verduyn Tarps Chicago/Gary, LLC
Industrial Sewing Machine Operator position available. Must be able to operate industrial sewing machine, lift 50+ pounds, read instructions from diagrams, and problem solve. Company Description Do ...
Sewing Machine Operator
Apr 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Metro Staffing Service
Chicago area manufacturer has immediate openings on all shifts for Sewing Machine Operators. These ... Operate industrial sewing equipment to assemble the product. * Monitor machine operation to detect ...
Machine Operator
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
First Staff Services
Experienced Machine Operator needed ASAP! Chicago, IL, North Side Permanent Hire position $17+/hr. ... Experience with Bobst machines/equipment or similar * Foil stamping, die cutting and embossing ...
Machine Operator
May 8
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
The Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator is responsible for the operation of a high speed slitting ... equipment needed, quantity of rolls per case, special labeling instruction and skid stacking ...
Machine Operator
May 24
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
We are seeking a Machine Operator to join our team! You will help oversee operational activities ... Load and unload equipment and materials * Provide innovative solutions to improve plant efficiency
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