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Yarn Winder Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Yarn Winder is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Yarn Winder is between $24,959 and $26,193. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Yarn Winder. 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 that winds strands of yarn from bobbins, cakes, pirns, and other yarn packages into packages specified for further processing, shipment, or storage: places supply packages on spindles or holders.
  • Threads ends of yarn from each package through guides and tension device and attaches them to takeup package.
  • Moves lever, depresses pedal, or flips switch to start machine.
  • Observes winding units to detect breaks in yarn and ties broken ends by hand or with knotter.
  • Stops machine or winding unit and doffs packages.
  • Inspects yarn for defects.
  • Reports malfunction of machine to machine fixer.
  • May weigh yarn package or keep production records.
  • May tend machine that winds yarn through emulsion-filled trough or against paraffin disk to soften or strengthen yarn.
  • May be designated according to package wound or supply package used as bobbin winder; cake winder; or according to material wound as worsted winder.
  • When winding continuous filament yarn to or from packages used in throwing processes, is known as redraw operator.
  • When rewinding tangled or short lengths of yarn, is known as salvage winder.
  • Important variables may be indicated by trade names or machines used.
  • May be designated brass-bobbin winder; cone spooler; cone winder; cop winder; muff winder; piece hand; pirn winder; quill winder; spool winder; tailing-machine operator; tube winder; twine winder (tex.
Yarn Winder Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 30,940

Estimated population of Yarn Winder jobs: 265

Rate of error: 3.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
6 %



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