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Audio Coil Winder Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,657 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$441

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Audio Coil Winder is $32,657 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Audio Coil Winder is between $25,249 and $38,638. 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:
  • Winds coils used in electrical equipment and instruments or as electronic components, according to wiring diagrams, sample coil, or work order, using coil-winding machines and handtools: reviews wiring diagrams and work order or examines sample coil to ascertain type and size of wire specified, and type, size, length, circumference, and primary and secondary windings of coil to be wound.
  • Selects coil-forming device for specified coil and fastens device onto machine arbor, mandrel, or spindle or fastens device between chuck and tail stock.
  • Threads end of wire from reel through tension device, guides, and spreader, bends wire ends to form lead, and attaches lead to coil core.
  • Turns setscrews to adjust tension on wire and sets counter for number of turns specified.
  • Starts machine and manually feeds wire over coil core or spreader to obtain even and uniform winding and shape of coil.
  • Observes counter and stops machine at specified number of coils.
  • Wraps insulation between layers and around wound coil or inserts plastic blocks between turns to form cooling ducts.
  • Cuts wire to form leads, using wire or bolt cutters.
  • Pounds coil with hammer or mallet to shape end windings or remove coil from fixtures.
  • Winds cotton, glass mica, paper, or tape around coil, and brushes varnish on coil or dips coil in varnish, epoxy, or wax to reinforce and seal coil.
  • Strips insulation from end of lead wires, threads lead wires through insulating sleeves or slides sleeves over leads, and solders lead wires to terminals.
  • May test coils for winding continuity, using test lamp.
  • May cut and form.
Audio Coil Winder Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Job family population: 13,300

Estimated population of Audio Coil Winder jobs: 3,133

Rate of error: 5.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,858
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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