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Pawnbroker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,095 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$2,347

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pawnbroker is $49,095 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pawnbroker is between $36,260 and $59,784. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Pawnbroker. 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:
  • Assesses articles to determine pawn or pledge value, such as jewelry, cameras, and musical instruments, and lends money to customer.
  • Examines article to determine condition and worth.
  • Weighs gold or silver articles on coin scales or employs acid tests to determine carat content and purity to verify value of articles.
  • Inspects diamonds and other gems for flaws and color, using loupe (magnifying glass).
  • Assigns pledge value to article based on knowledge of values or listing of wholesale prices.
Pawnbroker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Job family population: 1,200,180

Estimated population of Pawnbroker jobs: 109,348

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$56,914
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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 2,705,994 (2018), 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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