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Spot Cleaner Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,552 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Spot Cleaner is $30,552 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Spot Cleaner is between $24,959 and $35,961. 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

  • Removes soil from garments, using either of following methods: (1) examines garment to detect lint, loose threads, and soiled areas.
  • Brushes lint and loose threads from garment.
  • Sponges soiled areas with sponge or cloth saturated with cleaning fluid or soap and water.
  • Removes excess fluid or soap from garment, using damp cloth.
  • Spreads garment on bench or table to dry. (2) examines garment for soiled area and places garment on buck (padded table) of machine.
  • Depresses pedal to force steam through buck and hose and guides nozzle of hose over soiled area.
  • Releases pedal to stop steam and depresses pedal to circulate hot air through buck and hose to dry garment and prevent formation of cleaning rings.
  • May clean and dry soiled garments, using spray gun.
  • May trim excess material from seams and frayed edges of garment, using scissors.
  • May hang garments on hangers.
  • May attach tags and labels to garments.
Spot Cleaner Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Job family population: 209,350

Estimated population of Spot Cleaner jobs: 197

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,705,994 (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...

Spot Cleaner Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Residential and Commercial Cleaner
Mar 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Spot clean cabinets, drawers, and glass surfaces * Steel-shine appliances and fixtures * Sweep, vacuum, and mop floors * Ensure client location is locked and secured when leaving * Interact ...
Residential Cleaner
Mar 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Iyare Cleaning LLC
Spot clean as needed * Empty all trash
Housekeeper - Full-Time
May 16
Chicago, United States
Belmont Village Senior Living
Spot cleans carpets as necessary. * Removes waste and replace trash can liners. * Common Area Bathrooms: * Cleans, scrubs, polishes, sanitizes all surfaces, toilets, sinks, mirrors and floors.
43000321 - Custodian - Janitor
May 24
Plainfield, IL, USA
Diversified Maintenance Systems
Spot clean carpets; assist in carpet extractions and shampooing * Replenish paper products and sanitary supplies. * Follow housekeeping schedule * Occasionally use heavy cleaning equipment, such as ...
Janitorial Opportunities - Chicagoland Area
Mar 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Vacuum carpet, spot clean, shampoo and extract on an assigned basis. * Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
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