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Instrument Repairer Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,744 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrument Repairer Helper is $31,744 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Instrument Repairer Helper is between $24,959 and $37,526. 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

  • Assists instrument repairer i in installing, repairing, and adjusting recording and control instruments: changes and collects charts on recording instruments.
  • Observes operating condition of instruments and reports abnormal readings to instrument mechanic.
  • Drills holes in masonry or structural steel for installation of instruments, using electric and pneumatic tools.
  • Repairs and finishes parts, using buffers, grinders, and drill press.
  • Paints instrument casings and panels, using brush or spray gun.
  • Carries tools and materials, cleans parts and work areas, and erects hoists and scaffolds.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
Instrument Repairer Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Job family population: 112,080

Estimated population of Instrument Repairer Helper jobs: 1,172

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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