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Coremaker Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,349 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coremaker Helper is $31,349 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Coremaker Helper is between $24,959 and $37,027. 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

  • Performs any combination of following tasks involved in coremaking: pastes core sections together to form completed core.
  • Brushes, dips, or sprays solution, such as graphite, on cores to produce smooth finish.
  • Carries and loads cores into oven.
  • Piles cores on racks for drying.
  • Carries sand to coreroom.
  • Forms core reinforcing rods and wires into specified shape by hand or by machine.
  • Pulls wires and rods from finished castings, using pliers, hammer and chisel, and special hooks.
  • Dresses cores, using handtools or power tools, such as files, scrapers, and grinding wheel.
  • May fill cracks in surface of core with putty or patching sand, using putty knife.
Coremaker Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Coremaker Helper jobs: 177

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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