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Sheeter Waxer Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,022 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$378

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sheeter Waxer Operator is $31,022 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sheeter Waxer Operator is between $24,959 and $36,609. 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:
  • Operates machines to coat paper or cardboard container blanks with wax or paraffin: mounts paper roll on machine feedrack by hand or using chain hoist, or loads blanks on stacking mechanism.
  • Fills tank with wax chunks or paraffin blocks, and turns valves to regulate temperature and melt material.
  • Starts machine and adjusts controls to regulate machine feed, temperature of wax, paraffin, cooling rolls, or cold water bath, and tension of paper feed or stacking mechanism.
  • Weighs standard-size paper sheets before and after coating and calculates weight of wax, or measures thickness of coated blanks with automatic micrometer, to verify that coating meets specifications.
  • Examines blanks for uneven paraffin distribution, bubbles, spots, or other imperfections.
  • May be designated according to type of product coated as carton-waxing-machine operator.
Sheeter Waxer Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 86,270

Estimated population of Sheeter Waxer Operator jobs: 1,175

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,963
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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...

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