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Ware Washer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ware Washer is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Ware Washer is between $24,959 and $27,010. 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

  • Washes metal, glass, rubber, or plastic objects: sprays objects with sprayer nozzle or immerses objects in washing and rinsing solutions to remove debris, manually or using baskets or conveyor.
  • Dries objects, using cloth, airhose, or drying oven.
  • May manually dislodge debris from objects, using brush or hand held power scrubber.
  • May fill vats with water to specified level.
  • May pour specified quantity of soap or chemicals into water or other solutions.
  • May be designated according to object washed as brush washer; tub washer; ware washer.
Ware Washer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Job family population: 373,290

Estimated population of Ware Washer jobs: 7,044

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
9 %


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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...

Ware Washer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 21
Lincolnwood, IL, USA
Food for Thought
Good working knowledge of operating commercial ware-washing machines, dish washing and sanitation * Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing ...
Stewarding Manager
Apr 1
Chicago, IL, USA
The ideal candidate will oversee the cleaning of the Food and Beverage areas and ware washing of all food service equipment. This position plays an active role in sanitation, food safety and training ...
Cook - Senior Living Community
May 16
Lincolnwood, IL, USA
The Carrington at Lincolnwood
... ware washing as necessary. 7. Visit residents periodically to evaluate food service such as quality, quantity, temperature, and appearance; and conduct evaluations to make revisions in operations ...
Kitchen Employee
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
ICON Kerasotes Showplace Theatres, LLC
... ware, glassware, cookware and equipment. * • Under the direction of the management or skilled kitchen staff, handles basic prep work, cleaning and dish washing. * • Ensures dishes are properly ...
Apr 12
Chicago, IL, USA
St Roch F & B LLC
... ware necessary to transact business, and delivering Lagniappe Service to all our guests. This ... Regularly required to use hands and frequent washing of hands. Company Description Politan Row ...
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