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Luggage Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$33,072 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$470

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Luggage Maker is $33,072 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Luggage Maker is between $25,536 and $39,196. 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:
  • Covers and lines luggage frames with fabric, leather, imitation leather, or vinyl plastics and attaches hardware to complete luggage according to sketches or customer's order: measures luggage frame with rule to determine size of cover material.
  • Cuts material to size with guillotine knife, drapes material over frame, and trims it to fit, using scissors or knife.
  • Spreads glue over back of material with brush and glues material to frame.
  • Sews edges of material to frame, using foot-controlled stitching machine, to provide additional bond.
  • Drills holes for rivets and attaches handles and hardware, using foot-controlled rivet punch machine.
  • Cuts lining to fit inside of frame and glues it in place.
  • Sews welting, piping, or chafing strips to decorate or protect luggage, using stitching machine.
  • May build wooden luggage frames.
  • May operate stamping machine to stamp initials on luggage stamping-press operator.
  • May repair or renovate worn or damaged luggage luggage repairer.
Luggage Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Job family population: 7,180

Estimated population of Luggage Maker jobs: 595

Rate of error: 7.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,339
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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