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Case Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,570 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Case Maker is $36,570 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Case Maker is between $27,977 and $43,640. 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

  • Cuts lumber and assembles cut lumber into boxes and crates, using handtools or power tools: measures, marks, and saws boards to specified size, using ruler, pencil, and power saws.
  • Assembles and nails boards together, using hammer, power stapler, or nailing machine.
  • Repairs damaged containers by replacing damaged parts, using handtools.
  • Salvages used crating by removing nails from board with hammer, nail puller, or crowbar and by sawing ends with portable electric handsaw.
  • May sharpen saw, using file.
  • May insert cardboard fillers, felt pads, and wooden separators in containers.
  • May build crate around material, using ruler, handtools, and pneumatic nailer.
  • When repairing wooden boxes, may be known as box repairer i.
Case Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Model Makers, Wood

Job family population: 850

Estimated population of Case Maker jobs: N/A

Rate of error: 24.1%

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...

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