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Steam Presser Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,096 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$516

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Steam Presser is $35,096 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Steam Presser is between $26,921 and $41,774. 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 pressing machine to smooth surfaces, flatten seams, or shape articles, such as garments, drapes, slipcovers, and hose, in manufacturing or dry cleaning establishments, using either of the following methods. (1) Spreads articles to be pressed on buck (padded table) of machine; pulls pressing head onto article and depresses pedals or presses buttons to admit steam from buck through garments to press them and to exhaust steam from presser; and rearranges articles on buck and repeats process until pressing is complete. (2) Positions garment on buck and depresses pedal to lower jump iron onto garment and to apply pressure; pushes lever to release steam from iron; pushes iron attached to movable arm back and forth over garment and shifts garment under iron until garment is pressed; and hangs pressed articles on wire hangers.
  • May operate two presses simultaneously, positioning articles on one press while another article is steamed on other press.
  • May finish pressed articles, using hand or puff irons.
  • May tend machine that presses and shapes articles, such as shirts, blouses, and sweaters presser, form.
  • May be designated according to article, fabric, or part of garment pressed, or according to type of machine used.
  • May be designated according to article, part, type of fabric, or machine used.
Steam Presser Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Job family population: 42,830

Estimated population of Steam Presser jobs: 696

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,686
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Steam Presser Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic
May 15
Naperville, IL, USA
Dunson & Associates, Inc.
Be able to use some machine shop, and other metal working tools including drill presses, saws, and ... conveyors, steam traps, and various processing and packaging equipment Preferred (not required
Maintenance Mechanic
May 2
Naperville, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
Be able to use some machine shop, and other metal working tools including drill presses, saws, and ... conveyors, steam traps, and various processing and packaging equipment Preferred (not required
Certified Maintenance Mechanic
Mar 31
Kankakee, IL, USA
MilliporeSigma
... e., filter presses, agitators, homogenizers, blowers, pumps, freeze dryers, centrifugation ... As needed, troubleshoot boiler for flame failures and steam/condensate leaks. * Clean and replace ...
Paper Mill Shift Manager PP IN
Apr 11
Valparaiso, IN, USA
Pratt Industries
... pressing equipment including "Shoe Press", Dryers, Hood and Steam systems, Limited attendance boiler operations, Size Press systems, Soft-Nip Calendar operations, Pope Reeler, Re-winder and roll ...
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