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Accordion Tuner Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,329 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$597

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Accordion Tuner is $42,329 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Accordion Tuner is between $31,866 and $51,029. 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:
  • Tunes accordions by aurally comparing pitch of reeds with master reeds and filing reeds to obtain standard pitch: places set of reeds to be tuned in slots in tuning table.
  • Depresses pedal to operate bellows and presses key to blow or draw air through reed to be tuned and master reed.
  • Files reed being tuned until pitch corresponds to master.
  • Replaces defective leather valves.
  • Measures and mixes glue.
  • Places tuned reeds in reed blocks and secures them with glue.
  • Verifies pitch of master reeds by comparing with pitch of vibrating tuning bar or fork.
  • Files reeds until pitch corresponds to pitch of tuning bar or fork.
  • May disassemble and reassemble used instruments to tune reeds.
Accordion Tuner Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

Job family population: 8,240

Estimated population of Accordion Tuner jobs: 377

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,071
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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