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Vault Custodian Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$26,290 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vault Custodian is $26,290 a year and $13 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Vault Custodian is between $24,959 and $30,570. 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

  • Receives, fumigates, and places garments in cold-storage vaults.
  • Marks incoming garments with identification tags, tape, or by some other method, and classifies and routes garments to cleaning and repair departments.
  • Fills pans with fumigant and seals storage vaults to fumigate incoming and stored garments.
  • Turns on ventilating system to remove fumigating gas from vaults.
  • Hangs garments in specified place in storage vault.
  • Removes stored garments at customer's request.
  • Inspects or routes garments to inspector and sends them to Delivery Department.
  • May monitor vault room humidistat and adjust refrigeration thermostat to change temperature and relative humidity in vault.
  • May record garment identifying information on control record.
Vault Custodian Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Counter and Rental Clerks

Job family population: 445,530

Estimated population of Vault Custodian jobs: 931

Rate of error: 1.0%

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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