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Sheet Cutting Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,528 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$418

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sheet Cutting Operator is $30,528 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sheet Cutting Operator is between $24,959 and $35,994. 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:
  • Tends machine equipped with electric knife or rotary shear that cuts cloth into specified lengths and folds lengths for use in making bags: places roll of cloth on brackets of machine and threads cloth between feed rollers or sews cloth to leader in machine, using portable sewing machine.
  • Cuts cloth, using either of following methods: (1) moves slotted bar specified distance from folding bar to obtain length of cut and tightens setscrew to secure bar.
  • Starts machine that moves cloth over slotted bar.
  • Pushes electric knife along slot to cut cloth into lengths. (2) changes gears of machine, using wrenches, or turns dial to set feeding speed of machine that controls length of cut.
  • Starts machine that automatically cuts cloth into lengths, folds lengths, and deposits folded cloth on catch-bar of machine.
  • Periodically removes folded cloth accumulated on catch-bar and stacks cloth on handtruck.
  • Measures cloth lengths, using rule.
  • Records yardage cut.
  • May be designated according to type of bag cut as cotton-bag-cutting-machine operator; jute-bag-cutting-machine operator; waterproof-bag-cutting-machine operator.
Sheet Cutting Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 14,150

Estimated population of Sheet Cutting Operator jobs: 993

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,390
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Sheet Cutting Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

2nd Shift Machine Operator
Apr 29
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
McNichols
We are looking for an associate to operate cutting equipment such as large band saws, hydraulic ... sheet metal, sheet wire, fiberglass, and other similar materials in a safe and error free manner.
CNC Machinist Operator
May 17
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Recruiting Resource Group
Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished ... Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle or magazine * Manipulates controls and enters ...
MACHINE OPERATOR BAR SAW
Mar 21
Addison, IL, USA
Metals & Services Company
... SHEET, BAR, STRUCTURAL, PIPE AND TUBE. METALS & SERVICES HAS OPENING FOR EXPERIENCED BAR SAW OPERATOR. JOB REQUIREMENTS: *SAW OPERATOR WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CUTTING MATERIAL AS PER JOB ...
Production Batch Mixer / Machine Operator 19-00314
Apr 19
Waukegan, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Weigh ingredients according to batch sheets and add to mixers * Report all production activities ... Set up and operate cutting or grinding equipment to reduce the particle size of ingredients
Slitter / Rewinder Machine Operator
Apr 4
Cary, IL, USA
Technipaq
Turn in material allocation sheets to warehouse associates; * Verify the material matches the ... cutting, fabricating, and flexographic printing of pouches, lids and roll stock produced in a ...
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