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Gun Examiner & Repairer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,774 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gun Examiner & Repairer is $42,774 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gun Examiner & Repairer is between $32,157 and $51,565. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gun Examiner & Repairer. 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

  • Examines small arms returned by customers for repair to determine causes of malfunctioning: reads correspondence to ascertain request or complaint.
  • Disassembles gun, using handtools.
  • Examines components, and measures dimensions and clearances, using gauges, to detect malfunction.
  • Test-fires guns to evaluate performance of loading, firing, ejection mechanisms, and accuracy of bore and sights.
  • Prepares list of parts and repair operations required to restore function of weapon.
  • Determines whether customer or company is responsible for malfunction and records information for subsequent billing.
  • May replace worn or broken parts and be designated gun examiner and repairer.
Gun Examiner & Repairer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Gun Examiner & Repairer jobs: 1,521

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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