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Abrasive Wheel Molder Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,611 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Abrasive Wheel Molder is $34,611 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Abrasive Wheel Molder is between $26,548 and $41,196. 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 hydraulic press that molds synthetic abrasive disks, hones, and grinding wheels: selects mold parts according to size and thickness of wheel desired, and assembles parts to form mold.
  • Weighs out specified amounts of abrasive compound and adhesive or activates automatic hopper that dumps specified quantity of abrasive mix into pan, pours compound into mold on rotating turntable, and inserts bushings and hubnuts in center of mold to form wheel.
  • Places top plate on mold, positions mold in press, and turns valves and levers to close press and start pressing cycle.
  • Removes pressed wheels from mold and places wheels on bats (plate) for drying in kilns.
  • May stamp or mark code numbers on pressed wheels.
  • May mix grit, resin, and clay to form abrasive compound, using mixing machine.
  • May be designated according to type of abrasive used as diamond-wheel molder; emery-wheel molder.
Abrasive Wheel Molder Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 76,120

Estimated population of Abrasive Wheel Molder jobs: 510

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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