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Winder Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,173 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

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The average pay for a Winder is $37,173 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Winder is between $28,325 and $44,435. 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

  • Tends machine or series of machines that wind thread, yarn, or rubber strands around spherical molded cores to produce items, such as golf balls, baseballs, and softballs: positions core in winding machine.
  • Starts machine that winds core to specified size.
  • Removes wound ball, breaks winding material, and ties loose end.
  • Verifies size of ball with preset gauge or tape measure.
  • Weighs baseballs and softballs on scale or verifies compression of golf balls on testing machine to ascertain that winding material in machine is adjusted to specified tension.
  • Turns nut or setscrews of tension springs to adjust tension.
  • Removes empty spools and rethreads machine.
  • May be designated according to article wound as baseball winder; golf-ball winder; softball winder.
Winder Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Winder jobs: 14

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,716,450 (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...

Winder Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Motor Winder - Electrical
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Herrick Electric Corp
Seeking an Electric Motor Winder for Louisville based repair center. Candidate must have prior experience rewinding various types of electro-mechanical equipment Work Performed Inspect various kinds ...
Winder Operator
Apr 25
Manteno, IL, USA
Genesis Resources
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Sets up and operates one or more single or multiple spindle horizontal winding machines to ensure all products meets all quality and company specifications before shipment ...
Machine Operator-Extrusion
May 18
Manteno, United States
Pactiv Corporation
Handling of OPS roll stock from the winder into the slitter and then to WIP racking systems. ?QC lab testing for OPS sheet, SPC control charting and QA/S computer skills. ?Assist in recycling scrap ...
Machine Operator-Extrusion
Apr 9
Manteno, IL, USA
Handling of OPS roll stock from the winder into the slitter and then to WIP racking systems. QC lab testing for OPS sheet, SPC control charting and QA/S computer skills. Assist in recycling scrap OPS ...
Paper Mill Shift Manager PP IN
Apr 11
Valparaiso, IN, USA
Pratt Industries
... winder and roll handling systems and familiarity with paper machine chemical process applications * Experience with DCS Control Systems REASONING ABILITY * Ability to lead root cause analysis and ...
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