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Gunsmith Ballistics Laboratory Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,256 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$596

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gunsmith Ballistics Laboratory is $40,256 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gunsmith Ballistics Laboratory is between $30,428 and $48,406. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Gunsmith Ballistics Laboratory. 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:
  • Prepares and operates variety of metalworking machines to repair and alter guns and gun parts, and creates designs for special devices used in testing small arms ammunition.
  • Prepares designs and fabricates gauges, reamers, holding fixtures, and testing equipment, such as gun-holding and target-changing devices, cartridge-slicing fixtures, and special test barrels.
  • May measure velocity of projectiles.
Gunsmith Ballistics Laboratory Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Gunsmith Ballistics Laboratory jobs: 228

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,667
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

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