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Cage Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,865 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$452

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cage Maker is $35,865 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cage Maker is between $27,438 and $42,762. 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:
  • Cuts, forms, and welds wire mesh and reinforcing steel to fabricate cages used in reinforcing concrete pipe and other concrete forms, according to blueprint or work order specifications: obtains roll of wire mesh of specified gauge, and unrolls and stretches out mesh for cutting.
  • Measures mesh with steel rule and cuts strands, using hand or pneumatic cutter.
  • Feeds wire mesh into rollers of bending machine and turns adjusting wheel to shape frame or cage sections.
  • Places formed rods or mesh on floor or in special forming stand preparatory to welding.
  • Tack-welds sections together, using arc-welding equipment.
  • Cuts reinforcing steel, using cutting torch.
Cage Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Cage Maker jobs: 37

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,578
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 2,716,450 (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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