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Carpenter Form Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,657 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Carpenter Form is $38,657 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Carpenter Form is between $29,377 and $46,326. 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

  • Constructs built-in-place or prefabricated wooden forms, according to specifications, for molding concrete structures: studies blueprints and diagrams to determine type and dimension of forms to be constructed.
  • Saws lumber to blueprint dimensions, using handsaw or power saw, and nails lumber together to make form panels.
  • Erects built-in-place forms or assembles and installs prefabricated forms on construction site according to blueprint specifications, using handtools, plumb rule, and level.
  • Inserts spreaders and tie rods between opposite faces of form to maintain specified dimensions.
  • Anchors and braces forms to fixed objects, using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, planks, and timbers.
Carpenter Form Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Carpenters

Job family population: 693,050

Estimated population of Carpenter Form jobs: 6,237

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Carpenter Form Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Carpenter/ Carpenter Apprentice
May 1
University Park, IL, USA
Minimum one year experience in Rough Carpentry required, experience in Finish Carpentry preferred ... The two declarations above come together to form our Mission Statement, and they serve to define ...
Apartment Maintenance Technician
Apr 12
Glenview, IL, USA
Avant Strategies Inc
Carpentry, minor HVAC/radiator repairs, and roofing repairs * Comply with safety regulations and ... Reliable form of communication (working cell phone) * Ability to work independently and communicate ...
Apr 12
Algonquin, IL, USA
Leonard & Sons Building Service Inc
Experienced bricklayer to lay brick, block, stone, form & pour concrete crowns, grinding ... Requirements: High School Diploma, Valid Driver's License, Detail Oriented, General Carpentry ...
Superintendent- Commercial Construction
May 1
Aurora, IL, USA
What You Will Be Doing - Commercial construction - Renovation projects - Concrete - Carpentry What ... form upon hire.
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