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Topper Press Operator Automatic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,109 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$516

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Topper Press Operator Automatic is $35,109 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Topper Press Operator Automatic is between $26,931 and $41,790. 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.
Topper Press Operator Automatic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 42,830

Estimated population of Topper Press Operator Automatic jobs: 696

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,701
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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...

Topper Press Operator Automatic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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