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Suction Drum Drier Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,850 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Suction Drum Drier Operator is $29,850 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Suction Drum Drier Operator is between $24,959 and $35,104. 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 dries cloth without tension to give cloth a soft hand, or cures finish applied to cloth: positions trucks of cloth at feed end of machine.
  • Laps end of cloth over feed roller or ties end of cloth to leader in machine.
  • Turns knob to set temperature control gauge according to instructions.
  • Moves lever to start machine and regulate speed of cloth through drying cabinet.
  • Manually straightens cloth entering machine to remove wrinkles.
  • Cleans machine, using vacuum hose.
  • May doff cloth from swing-folding attachment at delivery end of machine.
  • May mark lot numbers on cloth ends with crayon.
  • May be designated according to type of drying machine as loop-drier operator; suction-drum-drier operator.
Suction Drum Drier Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Suction Drum Drier Operator jobs: 257

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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