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Die Cutter Diamond Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,609 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

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The average pay for a Die Cutter Diamond is $39,609 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Die Cutter Diamond is between $30,020 and $47,508. 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

  • Laps and polishes bores of diamond wire drawing dies to specified dimensions: positions die in holding device of machine.
  • Inserts steel needle in machine spindle, positions needle inside bore of die and starts machine which rotates needle in bore.
  • Dabs progressively finer diamond-dust paste or solution on needle during lapping operation.
  • Pulls specified gauge wire through bore and measures wire with micrometer to verify bore dimension.
  • Inspects bore of die for cracks and other defects, using magnifying glass or microscope.
  • Replaces worn needles and sharpens points on grinder.
  • May insert and press hand lapping tool in bore of rotating die.
  • May drill initial bore, using diamond drills.
Die Cutter Diamond Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Job family population: 25,710

Estimated population of Die Cutter Diamond jobs: 826

Rate of error: 4.1%

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 2,705,994 (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...

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