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Bass Mechanism Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,024 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$445

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bass Mechanism Maker is $35,024 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Bass Mechanism Maker is between $26,901 and $41,652. 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:
  • Lays out and constructs accordions, applying knowledge of accordion construction, using handtools and operating variety of wood and metalworking machines: studies sketch of accordion or customer's specifications to plan work.
  • Measures and marks woodstock to lay out wood parts.
  • Operates woodworking machines, such as saw and sander, and uses carpenter handtools to cut, shape, and finish wood parts of instrument.
  • Measures, cuts, and pleats cardboard to form bellows.
  • Covers bellows with sateen and cloth.
  • Glues leather and places metal guards on corners of bellows.
  • Applies celluloid to accordion parts, such as keys and box ends.
  • Assembles wood and metal parts with screws, nails, or glue, using handtools.
  • Examines fit and finish of instrument and plays notes and chords to inspect completed instrument.
  • May tune accordion reeds and glue reeds in reed blocks accordion tuner.
  • May fabricate metal parts, using shop machines and handtools.
  • May repair used instruments accordion repairer.
  • May be designated according to part made as bass-mechanism maker; bellows maker; box maker; or by operation performed as finisher, accordion.
Bass Mechanism Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Job family population: 97,820

Estimated population of Bass Mechanism Maker jobs: 2,205

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,602
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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