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Morton Salt Overview

Chicago, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Morton Salt is an American way of life. Since 1848, we have been improving lives and enhancing every day moments – at home, at work and virtually everywhere in between. Still today, we are widely recognized for our iconic Morton Salt Girl who has remained the face of ... Read more

Mission: We are passionate about salt and are driven to unlock its endless possibilities to make life better.

Company Updates

  • Morton Salt wins a Gold EFFIE!

    Last month the Morton “Neighbors” Safe-T-Pet advertising campaign was honored with a Gold Effie Award in the Seasonal Marketing category. See the video from the campaign here:

    Morton Salt Presents "Neighbors"

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  • We partnered a home cook with a seasoned chef and the right types of salt to turn her into the Next Door Chef. Check out her video here:

    Next Door Chef New Orleans

    Home Cook Siobhan and Seasoned Chef Nina, both have a diverse background but one of their similarities was that their grandmothers were their inspiration for...

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Morton Salt – Why Work For Us?

Morton Salt Inc. produces and manufactures salt products and solutions for consumers, industrial and government customers nationwide.
Since 1848, Morton Salt has produced pantry salts for the kitchen, water-softening salt for the home, ice melt solutions for the winter, and a variety of additional solutions to improve the lives of people…every day. The Morton Salt brand and its iconic Umbrella Girl logo are one of the oldest and most widely known consumer brands in the U.S.
Morton Salt Inc., a K+S Group company, employs nearly 3,000 people in offices, warehouses, and production facilities throughout the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas. The Salt Group is the name used to describe the combination of Morton Salt, The Canadian Salt Company, Limited, and Morton Bahamas, Limited. A career with Morton Salt means being part of an American tradition. Add some spice to your future. Begin a career with Morton Salt…a GREAT PLACE TO WORK!


At Morton, we work together with integrity and honesty, to achieve our goals. 

When you accept the challenge of working at Morton, you will realize the many advantages of being part of an American tradition. If you want to work in a family-oriented environment where you are valued as an individual and recognized for a job well done, then you will find a home at Morton Salt. From table to roadway salt, we take pride in knowing that Morton has an impact on people’s lives… every day.


 You will find a friendly work environment at Morton Salt.

We care about our employee’s health and well-being, work-life balance is encouraged, and we offer flexible learning opportunities. We encourage growth and advancement at Morton. We value diversity in a harassment-free environment.

We inspire trust and respect and enjoy working with people whose innovative leadership can be relied on. We are always growing and looking for candidates who are analytical problem solvers, have great interpersonal skills, and a trained eye for details…people like YOU.


We get involved in our community’s cultural and civic activities. We organize safety contests with elementary schools.

Our people are featured on sponsored radio broadcasts, giving safety tips to the public. Morton encourages our employees to be active in civic and community affairs in the areas in which they live and work. Since the early 1900’s, Morton has been a champion of the environment, cultural activities, and the community.

Above all else, safety comes first. It is our main focus on the job and in the communities around us. In the Safety Journal we learn that we must all work together to make safety a part of everything we do. Our aggressive off-the-job and home safety program has won top honors from the Home Safety Council. Morton Salt Inc. is the ninth company to be accepted for inclusion in OSHA’s Corporate Voluntary Protection Pilot Program (VPP).

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    A lot going on, but that's not necessarily a bad thing all the time!

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    Interview process was easy and I accepted the job but follow up was a little slow. Took a while to get proper arrangements for medical lab to complete the process before starting

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Morton Salt Awards & Accolades

  • Shipper of the Year, NASSTRAC and Logistics Management, 2016
  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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