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Special Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,724 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$561

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Machine Operator is $38,724 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Special Machine Operator is between $29,389 and $46,407. 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 process dental-amalgam and tests amalgam with interferometer.
  • Anneals ingot of tin, copper, and silver to obtain specified molecular characteristics annealer.
  • Cuts ingot into chips of uniform size, using engine lathe.
  • Pours chips into hopper of grinder and starts machine to grind chips into microgranules of specified size.
  • Loads granules into elutriator and turns valve to regulate flow of water that forces granules through sieves to separate granules, according to size.
  • Loads moist granules in drying machine or oven.
  • Mixes specimen quantity of alloy with mercury, using amalgamator machine or mortar and pestle, and packs mixture into mold.
  • Removes amalgam from mold and places amalgam between glass panels of instrument.
  • Counts black bands appearing within circle of instrument and informs supervisor of number of bands.
Special Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 19,340

Estimated population of Special Machine Operator jobs: 136

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,892
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Special Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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 ... special labeling instruction and skid stacking procedure. * Effectively setup machine and line ...
Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator
May 7
Wheeling, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
The Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator is responsible for the operation of a high speed slitting ... special labeling instruction and skid stacking procedure. * Effectively setup machine and line ...
Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator
Apr 25
Elgin, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
The Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator is responsible for the operation of a high speed slitting ... special labeling instruction and skid stacking procedure. * Effectively setup machine and line ...
Machine Operator-Grinder 2nd Shift
May 2
Schaumburg, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
Set-up and operate a variety of grinding machinery to produce a large assortment of parts with ... Make computations for setting light gages for special tapers. * Plan methods and sequence of ...
Assistant machine operator- Cups (Night shift)
Apr 27
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Pactiv
Perform grinding responsibilities as assigned. * Assist in completing venting assignments in accordance with special orders. * Communicate any product, packaging or palletizing quality concerns to ...
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