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Marble Setter Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$60,228 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Marble Setter is $60,228 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Marble Setter is between $43,870 and $73,831. 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

  • Cuts, tools, and sets marble slabs in floors and walls of buildings and repairs and polishes slab previously set in buildings: trims, faces, and cuts marble to specified size, using power sawing, cutting, and facing equipment and handtools.
  • Drills holes in slab and attaches bracket.
  • Spreads mortar on bottom of slab and on sides of adjacent slabs.
  • Sets block in position, tamps it into place, and anchors bracket attachment with wire.
  • Fills joints with grout.
  • Removes excess grout from marble with sponge.
  • Cleans and bevels cracks or chips on slabs, using handtools and power tools.
  • Heats cracked or chipped area with blowtorch and fills defect with composition mastic that matches grain of marble.
  • Polishes marble and other ornamental stone to high luster, using power tools or by hand.
Marble Setter Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Tile and Marble Setters

Job family population: 38,820

Estimated population of Marble Setter jobs: 7,334

Rate of error: 3.8%

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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