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Machinist Layout Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,930 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machinist Layout Worker is $50,930 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Machinist Layout Worker is between $37,926 and $61,760. 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.
Machinist Layout Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 8,550

Estimated population of Machinist Layout 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...

Machinist Layout Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Quality Fabrication Inc
Quality Fabrication Inc. is a mid-sized "Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication and Machining company ... working relationship with suppliers. For more information about who we are and what we do, please ...
CNC Machinist - $30 / hr
Apr 2
Wheeling, IL, USA
... layout To apply email djurek@factoryfix.com Company Description FactoryFix connects advanced ... working for manufacturing companies that need their skill-set. Sign up today
Maintenance Electrician Monday-Thursday 8pm-6am(10 hrs/day)
May 9
Schaumburg, IL, USA
... Layout and machine repair parts when necessary and also operate typical tools to machine parts to ... and clean working environment BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE: • Minimum 3-years' experience in ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 7
Portage, IN, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Ability to layout machinery and mechanical components * Autocad or Solidworks is a plus. ... Support operations and quality employee training to teach workers how to work effectively with ...
Quality Control/AutoCAD Lead
May 7
Hammond, IN, USA
Distribution International
Learn and apply basic principles of layout and design * Read and interpret blueprints, plans and ... Support DI sales efforts by working with salespeople and fabricators * Produce CAD layouts of ...
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