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Plater Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,100 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$670

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plater is $44,100 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Plater is between $33,154 and $53,163. 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:
  • Coats metal objects electrolytically with chromium, copper, cadmium, or other metal to provide protective or decorative surfaces or to build up worn surfaces according to specifications, operating plating equipment.
  • Reads work order to determine size and composition of object to be plated, type concentration and temperature of plating solution, type and thickness and location of specified plating metal, and amount of electrical current and time required to complete plating process.
  • Immerses object in cleaning and rinsing baths.
  • Suspends object, such as part or mold, from cathode rod (negative terminal) and dips object in plating solution.
Plater Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Plater jobs: 3,937

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,124
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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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