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Waste Chopper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,219 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$480

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Waste Chopper is $37,219 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Waste Chopper is between $28,360 and $44,490. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Waste Chopper. 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:
  • Feeds or off bears machine that chops waste thread into lengths for use in making wiping rags: deposits handfuls of loose thread on belt that conveys material to cutting blades.
  • Removes tangles from blades, using scissors or knife.
  • May pack material into containers preparatory to baling.
  • May feed or off bear machine equipped with mechanism that compresses waste into mats following cutting operation.
Waste Chopper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Waste Chopper jobs: 175

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,148
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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 2,705,994 (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...

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