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Forge Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,015 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$397

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Forge Helper is $32,015 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Forge Helper is between $24,959 and $37,878. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Forge Helper. 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

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks to assist workers in forging metal products: loads bars, billets, or blooms into furnace, using hoist.
  • Transfers workpiece to and from work stations, such as furnace, hammer, and trim press, using tongs or hoist.
  • Removes scale from workpiece and dies, using broom or airhose.
  • Trims excess material from finished parts, using handsaw or bandsaw.
  • Marks material with specified information, using hammer and die.
  • Lifts dies to machine and bolts dies in place, using hoist and wrenches.
  • Loads racks, off bears conveyors, and cleans and lubricates machines.
  • May work as member of crew.
  • Loads radioactive uranium elements into furnace, using hoist.
  • May be designated according to worker assisted as drop-hammer-operator helper; extruder-operator helper; heater helper, forge; upsetter helper; or by work performed as scale shooter.
  • Performs other tasks as described under helper.
Forge Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Forge Helper jobs: 607

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,114
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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...

Forge Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Sales Representative
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
C.H. Robinson
You are empowered to make decisions, help our customers grow, and forge your own career path. Join the vibrant team of employees worldwide who are accelerating their careers every day at C.H.
Strategic Account Manager
Jun 8
Chicago, United States
Upwork
At Upwork, you'll help build on this momentum. Together, we'll create economic and social value on ... Forge relationships with key decision makers within target accounts with the end goal of securing ...
Software Engineer
Jun 11
Chicago, United States
Accenture
... help create a thriving work ecosystem. But we also support this goal in ways that can't be contained within four walls--so whether you are working at a client site or from a Forge, the Forge mindset ...
Senior Software Engineer
May 25
Chicago, United States
Accenture
... help create a thriving work ecosystem. But we also support this goal in ways that can't be contained within four walls--so whether you are working at a client site or from a Forge, the Forge mindset ...
Senior Software Engineer
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Pillar Technology
... help create a thriving work ecosystem. But we also support this goal in ways that can't be contained within four walls--so whether you are working at a client site or from a Forge, the Forge mindset ...
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