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Fixture Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,887 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fixture Maker is $43,887 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Fixture Maker is between $32,860 and $53,041. 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

  • Sets up and operates metal-working machines to machine workpieces, and fabricate electrical lighting fixture prototypes, such as floor and wall lamps and hanging fixtures, according to specifications: examines drawings or blueprints to ascertain number and finished dimensions of parts required.
  • Sets up and operates lathes to spin spinner, hydraulic or turn engine-lathe set-up operator ferrous or nonferrous metal, according to specifications.
  • Cuts and shapes sheet metal machine operator i.
  • Heats and bends metal to shape fixture parts ornamental-metal worker.
  • Verifies conformance of parts to specification, using rule, micrometer, square, and protractor.
  • Solders, brazes, and welds parts, using welding and brazing equipment.
  • Attaches glass parts, sockets, and wires to metal parts to form fixture, using handtools.
  • May be designated according to type of fixture fabricated as chandelier maker.
Fixture Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Machinists

Job family population: 378,320

Estimated population of Fixture Maker jobs: 12,118

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Fixture Maker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Tool Maker 19-00404
May 23
Bartlett, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Tool Maker (1st or 2nd shift) Location: Bartlett, IL Pay Rate: Open Duration of Job: 2-3mo Contract ... Creates and adapts fixture and tooling for multiple-run parts * Work with .dxf and .iges files for ...
Design Engineer - Model Maker
May 21
Waukegan, IL, USA
Braeside Displays
Hands on expertise in the design & engineering of point of purchase displays, store fixture designs, &product design * Proficient with graphic design * 3D & 2D modeling experience * Proficient with ...
Demand and Supply Planner
May 8
Skokie, IL, USA
Visual Comfort Group
Company Description Visual Comfort Group (VCG) is a leading lighting fixture designer, maker, distributor and reseller. Our brands include Visual Comfort & CO., Tech Lighting and Generation Lighting.
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