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Ecclesiastical Art Metal Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,846 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Ecclesiastical Art Metal Worker is $41,846 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Ecclesiastical Art Metal Worker is between $31,545 and $50,403. 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

  • Operates and prepares variety of machines and equipment to fabricate ornamental metal products, such as light fixtures, church statuary, lamps, plaques, and metal artwork, following sketches, artistic and architectural drawings, models, written descriptions, and photographs.
  • Examines data to select materials, lay out reference points, and develop sequence of operations.
  • Operates metal fabricating machines, such as shears, saws, brakes, bending machines, and punch and forming presses, to cut stock to size and bend stock to shape.
  • Heats pieces in forge to working temperature, as indicated by color.
  • Bends, twists, and hammers hot or cold work pieces to achieve specified shape and ornamental imprints, using jigs, scroll iron, twisting fork, vise, and selected peening hammers.
  • Operates machine tools to turn, drill, and mill metal to specified dimensions.
  • Hammers and peens sheets of metal to form designs, such as flowers or leaves.
  • Chases castings to finish metal statuary and plaques.
  • Welds, forge welds, brazes, solders, rivets, or bolts components together to assemble work piece.
  • Grinds, buffs, and polishes surface to desired finish.
  • Fabricates or forges special jigs, tools, and peening hammers.
  • May sculpture plaster patterns for ornamental castings.
  • May hand paint finished items.
  • May install finished product.
  • May specialize in fabricating religious artwork.
Ecclesiastical Art Metal Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Job family population: 77,600

Estimated population of Ecclesiastical Art Metal Worker jobs: 3,520

Rate of error: 2.0%

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 2,705,994 (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...

Ecclesiastical Art Metal Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Quality Fabrication Inc
We are housed in a 50,000 square foot facility and use state of the art technology and equipment in ... working relationship with suppliers. For more information about who we are and what we do, please ...
Technical Sales Specialist
May 13
... the metal stamping industry. Our state-of-the-art coil coating line applies dry-film-lubricants ... years' experience, preferably working in or with companies in the metal stamping industry.
Technical Sales Specialist
May 13
Gary, IN, USA
ChemCoaters LLC.
... the metal stamping industry. Our state-of-the-art coil coating line applies dry-film-lubricants ... years' experience, preferably working in or with companies in the metal stamping industry.
May 7
East Dundee, IL, USA
Perfection Property Restoration
They will traditionally be working on several projects as they are capable of handling. SUPERVISION ... Projects and work with structural framing of building in both wood and metal, repairs and ...
Conveyor Maintenance Technician (MHEI)
May 25
Monee, United States
Light metal and wood fabrications, including welding Maintaining and repairing distribution center ... Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside ...
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