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Nicker & Breaker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,661 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$508

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Nicker & Breaker is $37,661 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Nicker & Breaker is between $28,697 and $45,018. 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:
  • Breaks extruded tubes and rods by one or more of following methods and inspects exposed surface for defects, such as bubbles beneath skin of metal resulting from too rapid extrusion: (1) nicks workpiece, using file or saw, and breaks workpiece at nick by bending back and forth. (2) saws off piece of tube and holds on table under cone-shaped expander of hydraulic breaker.
  • Starts mechanism to raise table, forcing tube over expander to split sides of tube. (3) loads coiled rod onto coil tester and pulls end of rod to straighten it.
  • Places end of rod in channel of tester and starts mechanism oscillating to fracture rod. (4) places rod in machine and actuates wedge to partially cut rod.
  • Twists and bends rod to break off test piece.
  • Examines ends or interior of rods and tubes for bubbles and cuts off defective sections, using circular saw or automatic shears.
  • Gathers and sorts scrap materials according to type of metal.
  • Positions rods and tubes on table of circular saw or shearing machine and cuts them to length.
  • Important variables may be indicated by trade names of machines used or workpiece tested.
Nicker & Breaker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Nicker & Breaker jobs: 301

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,660
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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