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Organ Pipe Finisher Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,468 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Organ Pipe Finisher is $44,468 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Organ Pipe Finisher is between $33,295 and $53,743. 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

  • Adjusts metal and wood organ pipes to obtain specified timber and strength of sound: inserts unvoiced pipes in rack of tuning table and starts electric blower.
  • Depresses key to blow air through unvoiced pipe and voiced master pipe.
  • Listens to difference in tone and determines needed adjustments.
  • Raises or lowers lips of metal flue pipes to regulate airflow over lips, and notches languet (inner tongue), using handtools.
  • Files and raises or lowers reeds in reed pipes.
  • Scrapes and sands lips in wooden pipes and raises or lowers them to regulate airflow.
  • Enlarges or decreases opening in toe hole (hole at base of pipe), using handtools, to regulate loudness of sound.
  • Tunes organ pipes pipe-organ tuner and repairer.
  • May do final tuning and voicing of pipes in newly installed organs and be designated organ-pipe finisher.
Organ Pipe Finisher Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

Job family population: 8,240

Estimated population of Organ Pipe Finisher jobs: 309

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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