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Aircraft Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,561 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Aircraft Inspector is $52,561 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Aircraft Inspector is between $38,874 and $64,006. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Aircraft Inspector. 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

  • Inspects and tests parts, subassemblies, and processes for conformance to quality standards, using written specifications, precision measuring instruments, and hand tools.
  • Checks purchased or in-plant-fabricated parts for observable defects and tests specific components for hardness, dimensions and tolerances, using blueprints, hardness testing machine, and precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and thread gauges.
Aircraft Inspector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of Aircraft Inspector jobs: 9

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Aircraft Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Storm Damage Inspector (DT)
Jun 17
Park Ridge, IL, USA
1st Property
PAID TRAINING AND LICENSE REIMBURSEMENT Great pay. Flexible schedule. You can work PT or FT. In State Must be age 18+ Be dependable, trainable & able to work independently. Have a positive attitude ...
Quality Inspector - $17 / hr
Jun 14
Blue Island, IL, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
An aluminum and magnesium sand casting foundry in Blue Island, IL is looking for an experienced Quality Inspector for a first shift opportunity. Qualified candidates will have 5+ years experience ...
Quality Inspector
Jun 19
Itasca, IL, USA
Experis- Engineering
Quality Inspector 1st Shift: 6 AM-2:30 PM Length of Assignment: 4+ months We are seeking a Quality Inspector for a global manufacturing company located in Itasca, IL. This position is responsible for ...
Quality Inspector
Jun 19
Wheeling, IL, USA
CMG - Corporate Office
Quality Inspector Primary purpose of this position is to perform standardized measurements of parts involving prescribed measurement tools and documentation verification: This individual will conduct ...
Quality Inspector
Jun 12
South Chicago Heights, IL, USA
Cosmos Manufacturing
The Quality Inspector is responsible for accurate quality inspection of parts in a metal stamping and assembly environment. You will need to work independently as well as with various departments on ...
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