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Operator Laser Beam Machine Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,311 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Laser Beam Machine is $41,311 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Laser Beam Machine is between $31,057 and $49,843. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Operator Laser Beam Machine. 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

  • Operates laser-beam machine, which produces heat from concentrated light beam, to weld metal components.
Operator Laser Beam Machine Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 38,750

Estimated population of Operator Laser Beam Machine jobs: 1,677

Rate of error: 2.7%

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...

Operator Laser Beam Machine Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator - Afternoon Shift (3:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
May 20
Lockport, United States
Hendrickson USA, L.L.C
... Laser QC • Open the die and wipe it clean of any debris • Positively identify that the part ... a Machine Operator and demonstrated intermediate skill. Hendrickson is an Equal Opportunity ...
CNC Laser Operator
May 21
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Crown Services, Inc. - Chicago - Burbank
They are looking for experienced laser operators to assist in metal cutting and fabrication. ... machine -Operate overhead crane -Nest parts with laser software on PC This is a temp to perm ...
Laser Operator
May 16
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Vapor Bus International
Utilizing the crane to move sheets of steel to the bed of the laser machine. Must review blue print to determine the gauge of steel needed for run. * Pull up program on the laser computer. * After ...
Laser Cutter Operator
Apr 18
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Superior Staffing
Perform typical laser cutting operations of loading and unloading the laser machine. * Select proper cutting programs and using the correct gauge of material as required by the work order.
CNC & Beam Saw Operator
Mar 13
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
En Pointe Cabinetry, Inc.
Summary of Position CNC & Beam Saw Operators perform a series of tasks associated with a CNC, beam ... Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, materials, specifications, and other deemed ...
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