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Casting Tester Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,110 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$518

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Casting Tester is $38,110 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Casting Tester is between $29,000 and $45,594. 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:
  • Inspects metal castings for dimensional accuracy and surface defects: measures dimensions of casting, using fixed gauges.
  • Examines casting for defects, such as cracks and blowholes.
  • Separates and marks defective castings according to salvage operation required.
  • May chip surplus metal from casting, using hammer and chisel.
  • May tap casting with hammer to determine from sound if casting has been heattreated or to detect defects, such as cracks or thin walls.
Casting Tester Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Casting Tester jobs: 306

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,180
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...

Casting Tester Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mechanical Engineer
May 14
Bellwood, IL, USA
Manufacturer
... stampings, castings, tubing, weldments) and assemblies per customer specifications. * Meet ... Testing the design concept by computerized modeling (linear and non-linear FEA) or physical hands ...
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