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Die Lay Out Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$59,383 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Lay Out Worker is $59,383 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Die Lay Out Worker is between $43,315 and $72,796. 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

  • Plans, lays out, and constructs wooden unit-or sectional-patterns used in forming sand molds for castings according to blueprint specifications, using handtools and power tools: lays out pattern on woodstock, dividing pattern into sections according to shape of casting to facilitate removal of pattern from mold, utilizing knowledge of casting techniques, and using marking and measuring devices, such as scriber, shrink rule, and square.
  • Cuts and shapes parts, using bandsaw, lathe, planer, and router.
  • Fits and fastens parts together to form pattern or section, using glue, nails, dowels and screws.
  • Trims, smooths, and shapes surfaces, using handtools, such as plane, drawknife, chisels, and mallets.
  • Assembles sections and verifies dimensions of complete pattern, using templates, straightedges, calipers, and protractors.
  • Glues fillets along interior angles of pattern.
  • Paints pattern in standard code colors to indicate method of assembly.
  • Shellacs, lacquers, or waxes finished pattern.
  • May construct templates for use in shaping irregular curves in pattern template maker.
  • May construct wooden models.
  • May be designated according to type of pattern constructed as die-cast patternmaker; die-lay-out worker.
  • May repair broken or damaged patterns and correct patterns to compensate for defects in castings and be designated pattern setter.
Die Lay Out Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Patternmakers, Wood

Job family population: 770

Estimated population of Die Lay Out Worker jobs: 366

Rate of error: 18.9%

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...

Die Lay Out Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Frito-Lay Route Sales Representative - $750/week - 233671
Apr 4
Wauconda, IL, USA
Communication : you will be working closely with other Frito-Lay team members and it's important to communicate regularly; good communication also includes checking in and out with the store manager
May 24
Oak Park, IL, USA
VonDreel Freerksen Construction
Your job will entail working in diverse settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure ... Lay out flooring, roofing or drywall ensuring they are leveled and compatible * Carve and assemble ...
AWS Solutions Architect
May 17
Flux7 Inc. (Flux7 Labs)
We live and die by our Core Values which are Innovation, Humility, and Transparency, and we treat ... out what our people (past and present) have to say on Glassdoor about working with us. * An ...
Concrete Finisher
Apr 26
Salem, WI, USA
For that to continue we need hard working employees for us to grow. Qualifications: • Self ... â€¢ Lay-out and set concrete forms. • Installing footings, pouring and finishing interior ...
Sales Consultant- Cabinetry and Countertops
Mar 12
Niles, IL, USA
A-American Contractors
Experience and competency with 20/20 software for cabinetry lay-out design * 1+ yr experience in ... working and multi-tasking skills * ability to meet deadlines * friendliness, great motivation ...
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