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Ornamental Metal Worker Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,634 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Ornamental Metal Worker Helper is $30,634 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Ornamental Metal Worker Helper is between $24,959 and $36,119. 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

  • Assists ornamental-metal worker in performing any combination of following tasks: cuts metal stock to specified size, using shears and saws.
  • Bends or twists stock into specified shape, using handtools, bending jigs, scroll irons, and power brakes.
  • Welds, brazes, forge welds, or bolts components together at designated points.
  • Cleans and builds fire in heating forge.
  • Heats and hammers metal to shape, using specified peening hammers.
  • Grinds and polishes surface of workpieces to specified finish.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
Ornamental Metal Worker Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Ornamental Metal Worker Helper jobs: 370

Rate of error: 2.0%

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...

Ornamental Metal Worker Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Scrap inspector / General laborer / Operator
Apr 16
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Metal Recycler
Help maintain scrap processing equipment * Help keep work and processing areas clean on a daily ... Must be able to work outside year round * 40-55 hours a week which includes working every other ...
Material Processing and Receiving
Apr 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Action Metals Recycling
Come receive the benefits of working for a small company & very good team! We offer an excellent ... Offer excellent customer service while helping customers unload scrap metal * Drive forklifts both ...
Account and Production Associate for a Steel Service Company
May 6
Chicago, IL, USA
... Help with production scheduling ● Communicate with customers including quoting customers ● ... Bedford Park, IL MD Metals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusive hiring ...
Apr 29
Antioch, IL, USA
LakeView Metals
LakeView Metals, Inc. - a manufacturing company in Antioch, IL is seeking a Controller with 7+ ... Candidates need a strong working knowledge of QuickBooks and all Microsoft Office applications.
Machine Maintenance / Automation Technician
Apr 22
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Diemasters Mfg
Minimum 5 years' experience working in a manufacturing environment. * Background must include ... help grow the business. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful ...
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