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Glass Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,019 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Glass Inspector is $37,019 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Glass Inspector is between $28,283 and $44,213. 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

  • Inspects plate glass or glass products, including fiberglass, for defects, such as scratches, cracks, chips, holes, or bubbles.
  • Places work piece on inspection stand or table for visual examination.
  • Examines work piece and marks defects.
  • Rejects or classifies pieces for potential use, such as mirrors, glass pane, or furniture tops.
  • Scrapes or washes foreign material from surface, using scraper, sponge, or brush.
  • May clean or polish glass by washing with water or solvent and drying with cloth.
  • May place straightedge over glass plates to determine if plates are warped.
  • May attach identifying label to glassware.
Glass Inspector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Glass Inspector jobs: 301

Rate of error: 0.7%

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...

Glass Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Service and Support Technician
Mar 20
Glenview, IL, USA
Softsolution North America Inc
Onsite visits will include the full installation of our glass inspection equipment as well as other software programs. A passport (or the ability to travel between Canada-US-Mexico) is required. Our ...
Assistant Project Manager / Safety Coordinator
Feb 25
South Holland, IL, USA
Chicago Heights Glass
... glass orders * Assist senior project management with on-site material delivery * Assist in ... Perform weekly job site inspection reports * Attend job site safety meetings * Conduct new employee ...
Facility and Procurement Manager
May 15
South Holland, IL, USA
Chicago Heights Glass
Carry out inspections of the facilities to identify and resolve issues * Check electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems of buildings and equipment to ensure functionality * Plan and oversee all ...
Material Handler
Apr 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Guardian Industries
... glass by type of defect, using counters · Performs visual inspection on a rotational basis · Performs tong set-ups when instructed by the Production Supervisor · Wears Kevlar protective sleeves at ...
Maintenance Technician
May 22
Plano, IL, USA
Farnsworth House Historic Site
... inspections, as well as mowing and weeding, raking, leaf blowing, brush and branch clearing · ... Mies constructed this glass box residence of "almost nothing" for Dr. Edith Farnsworth as a country ...
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