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Side Seam Envelope Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,278 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Side Seam Envelope Machine Operator is $35,278 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Side Seam Envelope Machine Operator is between $27,025 and $42,027. 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 forms plain and window envelopes from paper rolls or precut blanks: loads stack of blanks into rack of feed mechanism or positions roll of paper on machine rack, using hoist, and threads paper (web) through machine.
  • Starts machine and observes progress of blanks and web through cutting, gluing, folding, and drying units.
  • Pushes button to stop machine in case of malfunction.
  • Fans handful of envelopes to inspect them for quality of folding, sealing, and glue application, and packs them in boxes.
  • Counts pack of envelopes periodically to verify accuracy of mechanical counter.
  • Pours glue into machine container to replenish supply.
  • Wipes or washes glue from machine at end of shift.
  • May adjust glue applicator and drying and pressing rolls.
  • May be designated according to type of machine tended as plunger-machine operator; rotary-envelope-machine operator; side-seam-envelope-machine operator.
  • May tend machine that forms envelopes used in cover of books (book pockets) and be designated book-pocket-machine operator.
Side Seam Envelope Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

Job family population: 85,800

Estimated population of Side Seam Envelope Machine Operator jobs: 142

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Side Seam Envelope Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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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 ... Ability to repair minor seam defects in products * Should be able to replace thread in the sewing ...
Machine Operator - $29 / hr
Apr 7
Elgin, IL, USA
A screw manufacturer located in Elgin, IL is looking to add a Screw Machine Operator to their first ... and side-gigs that match their skills. Skilled professionals use FactoryFix to find their next ...
Machine Operator Second Shift
Apr 23
Melrose Park, IL, USA
Express Employment
2nd Shift Machine Operators needed for Tear Down Department 4:00PM - 12:30AM | Mon-Fri PLUS ... seam on the part, and unload part to work table for the disassembler to complete the tear-down. We ...
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