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Machinist Wood Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,176 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$491

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machinist Wood is $37,176 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Machinist Wood is between $28,365 and $44,401. 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:
  • Sets up and operates variety of woodworking machines to surface, cut, and shape lumber, and to fabricate parts for wood products, such as doors, door and window frames, furniture, and sashes, according to specifications: selects, installs, and adjusts saw blades, cutterheads, boring bits, and sanding belts in respective machines, using handtools and rule.
  • Starts machine and makes trial cut.
  • Operates machines to saw cut-off-saw operator i; ripsaw operator; variety-saw operator; to smooth and shape lumber and wood parts planer operator; shaper operator; to cut tenons and mortises in woodstock tenoner operator; mortising-machine operator; to bore holes boring-machine operator; to cut slots, grooves, and designs in woodstock router operator; and to sand lumber, woodstock, and parts molding sander; cylinder-sander operator; sander, machine.
  • Periodically verifies dimensions of parts for adherence to specifications, using gauges and templates.
  • May assemble fabricated parts to make millwork products, such as doors, sashes, and door and window frames.
  • May sharpen machine cutting heads, using handtools and grinder.
  • May be designated according to products as door maker; frame maker; sash maker.
Machinist Wood Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Job family population: 97,820

Estimated population of Machinist Wood jobs: 18,851

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,097
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...

Machinist Wood Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Wood Crates/Skids Makers
May 23
Chicago, IL, USA
D/C Exports
NOW HIRING!! Commercial Wood Crates/Skids Makers and Commercial Heavy Packer. Job Description ... Packs such items as heavy machinery, electronic equipment, and automobiles at D/C Export warehouse ...
Wood Crates/Skids Makers
May 23
Elmwood Park, IL, USA
D/C Exports
NOW HIRING!! Commercial Wood Crates/Skids Makers and Commercial Heavy Packer. Job Description ... Packs such items as heavy machinery, electronic equipment, and automobiles at D/C Export warehouse ...
Wood Crates/Skids Makers
May 23
Addison, IL, USA
D/C Exports
NOW HIRING!! Commercial Wood Crates/Skids Makers and Commercial Heavy Packer. Job Description ... Packs such items as heavy machinery, electronic equipment, and automobiles at D/C Export warehouse ...
Wood Crates/Skids Makers
May 15
Des Plaines, IL, USA
D/C Exports
NOW HIRING!! Commercial Wood Crates/Skids Makers and Commercial Heavy Packer. Job Description ... Packs such items as heavy machinery, electronic equipment, and automobiles at D/C Export warehouse ...
Wood Carver
Feb 28
Chicago, IL, USA
LYON & HEALY HARPS
Hand Carver - Wood carver, hand Carves ornamental designs into wooden furniture parts, using handtools and woodworking machines: Studies sketches and dimensions of ornamental designs submitted by ...
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