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Lay Out Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,935 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lay Out Worker is $50,935 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Lay Out Worker is between $37,930 and $61,766. 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

  • Lays out metal stock or work pieces, such as castings, plates, or machine parts, to indicate location, dimensions, and tolerances necessary for further processing, such as machining, welding, or assembly, analyzing specifications and computing dimensions according to knowledge of product, subsequent processing, shop mathematics, and layout procedures.
  • Assesses blueprint, sketch, model, or other specifications and creates layout.
  • Examines work piece and verifies such requirements as dimensions and squareness, using rule, square, and straightedge.
  • Lifts and positions work piece in relation to surface plate manually or with hoist, using such work aids as shims, parallel blocks, and angle plates.
  • Verifies position with measuring instruments, such as gauge blocks, height gauges, and dial indicators.
Lay Out Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 8,550

Estimated population of Lay Out Worker jobs: 1,111

Rate of error: 3.7%

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...

Lay Out Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Frito-Lay Route Sales Representative - $750/week - 233671
Apr 4
Wauconda, IL, USA
Communication : you will be working closely with other Frito-Lay team members and it's important to communicate regularly; good communication also includes checking in and out with the store manager
May 24
Oak Park, IL, USA
VonDreel Freerksen Construction
Your job will entail working in diverse settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure ... Lay out flooring, roofing or drywall ensuring they are leveled and compatible * Carve and assemble ...
Concrete Finisher
Apr 26
Salem, WI, USA
For that to continue we need hard working employees for us to grow. Qualifications: • Self ... â€¢ Lay-out and set concrete forms. • Installing footings, pouring and finishing interior ...
Sales Consultant- Cabinetry and Countertops
Mar 12
Niles, IL, USA
A-American Contractors
Experience and competency with 20/20 software for cabinetry lay-out design * 1+ yr experience in ... working and multi-tasking skills * ability to meet deadlines * friendliness, great motivation ...
Field FORKLIFT Service Technician
May 9
Schaumburg, IL, USA
APEX Material Handling Corporation
Skilled in effectively communicating with co-workers and/or customers. * Skilled in safe, effective ... Regularly get in and out of a vehicle. * Regularly and repeatedly kneel, squat, bend, climb and ...
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