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Musical String Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,893 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Musical String Maker is $34,893 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Musical String Maker is between $26,800 and $41,532. 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

  • Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate gut strings for musical instruments: removes sheep intestine from barrel and places it in cleaning solution.
  • Feeds intestines through stripping machine or runs hands or scraper over intestine to remove mucus.
  • Splits intestine into four pieces and splices pieces together to make uniform lengths.
  • Feels strands to select those of uniform size for various strings.
  • Attaches loops to strands and stretches strands over posts.
  • Twists specified number of strands together to form strings.
  • Fumigates, dyes, and bleaches strings.
  • Verifies gauge of string, using micrometer.
Musical String Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Musical String Maker jobs: 12

Rate of error: 4.0%

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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