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Clearing Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,834 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Clearing Inspector is $34,834 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Clearing Inspector is between $26,791 and $41,427. 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

  • Tests machines, such as calculating or adding machines, manually or automatically to detect malfunctions, using handtools, alignment gauge, and tester: sets machine on ball swivel mount to facilitate turning in all directions when examining parts.
  • Plugs cord of machine into electrical outlet.
  • Presses keys on keyboard and moves levers in prescribed sequence to test alignment of printing, repeat latch, ribbon and paper feed, correction release, noise, and clearance of type bars, according to checklist.
  • Test-runs battery of machines through fixed computation cycle automatically, using auto typist or tester.
  • Reads arithmetic results recorded on paper tapes of machines and compares them with test chart to verify accuracy.
  • Indicates defects on inspection worksheet and gives worksheet and machine to repairer.
  • May disassemble machine to determine cause of defect.
  • May be designated according to type of inspection done as clearing inspector (office machines); final inspector (office machines); sampling inspector (office machines); utility inspector (office machines).
Clearing Inspector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Clearing Inspector jobs: 236

Rate of error: 0.7%

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...

Clearing Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Maintenance Technician
May 22
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Farnsworth House Historic Site
... inspections, as well as mowing and weeding, raking, leaf blowing, brush and branch clearing · Coordinate work of building and grounds maintenance outsources, i.e. housekeeping, window-washing ...
Maintenance Technician for Apartment Community
Apr 15
Chicago, IL, USA
... and inspect boiler and storage rooms Rodent control Stair treads and cove basing Gutters, down spouts and connecting hoses Minor drywall damages Removing bulk trash (including appliances) Clearing ...
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Mar 7
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Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Move building furniture and equipment. * Assist staff in setting and clearing tables, and bringing ... May conduct cleaning inspections at assigned building(s). * Perform other duties as assigned.
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