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Model Maker Scale Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,761 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$758

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Model Maker Scale is $46,761 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Model Maker Scale is between $34,869 and $56,657. 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:
  • Assembles, tests, and adjusts prototype weight scales according to drawings, using handtools and power tools and metal fabricating machines: selects prefabricated parts or fabricates parts required to assemble scale, using handtools and metal fabricating machines, such as drill press and bench lathe.
  • Assembles mechanical and electrical parts and subassemblies of scale according to drawing, using handtools and power tools.
  • Tests function and calibration of assembled scale, using test weights.
  • Disassembles scale to determine type error and replaces or adjusts parts to correct error.
  • Adds weight to poise or lever to calibrate scales or drills holes, hones, or twists levers or pivots to reduce weight.
  • Informs engineering department of findings and recommends changes in design to correct or improve performance of prototype scale.
Model Maker Scale Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 5,820

Estimated population of Model Maker Scale jobs: 683

Rate of error: 6.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,209
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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...

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