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Tallow Pumper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,507 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$484

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tallow Pumper is $37,507 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tallow Pumper is between $28,579 and $44,872. 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:
  • Tends equipment, such as cooking tanks, expellers or presses, driers, grinders, auxiliary pumps, and conveyors, to render and process offal for use as plant and animal foods, performing any combination of following tasks: opens valves and starts pumps and conveyors to move materials through rendering process.
  • Observes temperature gauges and rate of flow and condition of materials passing through cookers, expellers, and grinders, and adjusts valves and rate of flow.
  • Shovels or dumps guts, bones, and other inedible or condemned parts of slaughtered animals into chute leading to grinder and cooking tanks.
  • Drains oil from surface of cooked offal and opens tank discharge to drop cooked material into trough leading to expellers.
  • Starts grinding and screening equipment to pulverize and sift tankage, cracklings, and cooked blood for sacking.
  • Hangs sack on discharge hopper of screening equipment and opens gate to discharge specified amount of material into sack.
  • Ties or sews mouth of sack.
  • May be known according to specific work performed as cooker and presser; crackling-press operator; oil-expeller; press operator; tallow pumper; tankage-grinder operator; tank charger.
Tallow Pumper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Tallow Pumper jobs: 12

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,481
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 2,716,450 (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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