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Detail Bench Assembler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,688 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Detail Bench Assembler is $42,688 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Detail Bench Assembler is between $32,093 and $51,462. 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

  • Assembles machined parts into precision aircraft and missile assemblies, such as landing gear struts, brakes, fueling equipment, control linkages, actuators, and gearbox mechanisms, according to specifications, using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments: measures parts to determine specified tolerance, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and verniers.
  • Files and buffs parts to fit, using handtools and power tools.
  • Drills, taps, reams, countersinks, and spotfaces bolt holes in parts, using drill press or portable power drill.
  • Positions and aligns parts, using jigs, fixtures, and templates.
  • Bolts, screws, and rivets parts together, using handtools and power tools.
  • Disassembles and replaces parts as required.
  • May lap and hone internal cylindrical surfaces.
  • May test functional performance of assembly.
  • May clean and lubricate parts and assemblies.
  • May mark identifying information on parts.
Detail Bench Assembler Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Job family population: 45,360

Estimated population of Detail Bench Assembler jobs: 9,629

Rate of error: 5.2%

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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Detail Bench Assembler Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Apr 17
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Axcess Staffing Services
... more details) We are seeking candidates with 3 months of experience in assembly within the ... checks, bench marking, quality control, invoicing, and management support. Vendor management ...
Material Handler/Assemblers/Tester
May 6
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Blend N
... Assembler (1st and 2nd Shift) Essential Duties: * Prepare assembly kits from detailed, itemized ... Perform component bench prepping functions, i.e. applying solder masking, press fit crimping ...
Machine Operator
Apr 17
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Axcess Staffing Services
... for more details) We are seeking candidates with 6-12 months of experience as a Machine Operator. ... Assembler opportunity, click Apply Now to submit your information OR call us to speak to a ...
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