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Crossbar Switch Adjuster Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,833 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Crossbar Switch Adjuster is $50,833 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Crossbar Switch Adjuster is between $37,596 and $61,901. 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

  • Adjusts contacts and springs of electrical apparatus, such as relays and switches, to permit opening and closing of circuits and flow of current: examines apparatus for defects, such as damaged coil cover, bent springs and contacts, misaligned armatures and contacts, and missing parts.
  • Verifies clearance and tension of parts, using feeler and tension gauges and shadowgraph.
  • Turns dials of test equipment to specified settings.
  • Positions apparatus in holding fixture, shadowgraph, or test board and presses control buttons to activate test equipment.
  • Observes meters and lights on test equipment to determine factors, such as amperage required to close contacts, operating sequence and release timing of contacts, and electrical continuity.
  • May verify mechanical operation of apparatus by manipulating apparatus with fingers.
  • Bends parts, such as armature, contacts, and tension springs, to assure apparatus operates as specified, using handtools.
  • Stamps and sorts defective and adjusted apparatus into stock pans for repair or further processing.
  • May be designated according to type of apparatus adjusted as crossbar-switch adjuster; relay adjuster; switch adjuster; wire-spring-relay adjuster.
  • May verify adjustment of relays on sample basis and be designated relay checker.
  • May adjust fluorescent lamp starters and be designated starter adjuster.
Crossbar Switch Adjuster Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

Job family population: 17,220

Estimated population of Crossbar Switch Adjuster jobs: 248

Rate of error: 4.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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