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Casting Header Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,370 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$556

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Casting Header is $38,370 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Casting Header is between $29,080 and $46,022. 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:
  • Pours molten, nonferrous metals into solidifying ingots to compensate for shrinkage that occurs when ingots cool in their molds: dumps specified amount of metal and flux into pot of gas- or oil-fired furnace.
  • Reads temperature indicators and adjusts furnace flame to melt heading metal.
  • Adds metal to molds to compensate for shrinkage, using ladle.
  • Stencils identifying characters on top of solidified ingots, using special hammer tool.
  • Opens mold and removes ingot, using tongs.
Casting Header Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Pourers and Casters, Metal

Job family population: 7,600

Estimated population of Casting Header jobs: 903

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,481
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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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