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Inspector & Patch Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,820 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$511

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Inspector & Patch Worker is $37,820 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Inspector & Patch Worker is between $28,818 and $45,247. 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:
  • Inspects furniture parts for defects and repairs defective parts: examines furniture parts, such as table and cabinet tops, end panels, and furniture legs for knot holes, cracks, splits, scratches, raised veneer, and defective sanding.
  • Selects filler to match color, type, and species of stock piece, and fills cracks, holes, and dents with filler, using putty knife.
  • Places electric iron on repaired wood defect to dry filler.
  • Smooths rough places with sandpaper and hand plane.
  • Verifies pieces inspected against cutting orders.
  • Orders replacement parts, indicating number of pieces needed, pattern number, and dimensions.
  • May cut out defects, using portable electric saw or knife, and glue patch for patch strips in cutout area.
  • May fill splits with glue and clamp stock for specified time to allow glue to dry.
Inspector & Patch Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Inspector & Patch Worker jobs: 247

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,844
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

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 2,705,994 (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...

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