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Power Panel Assembler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,953 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$607

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Power Panel Assembler is $39,953 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Power Panel Assembler is between $30,240 and $47,961. 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:
  • Assembles electric-motor control units, such as transmitters, relays, switches, voltage controls, and starters and mounts unit on panel according to drawings and specifications, using handtools and power tools: cleans parts, using liquid cleaner, airhose, and cloth.
  • Assembles units, using handtools, pneumatic nut runners, power press, and torque wrenches.
  • Lays out and drills mounting holes and mounts units to panel, using scribers, rule, dividers, drill press, portable power drill, reamer, screwdrivers, and wrenches.
  • Adjusts and aligns parts to maintain specified airgap, contact wipe, dimensions, and part movement, using feeler gauges and micrometers.
  • Solders electric wire connections and secures spring guides, setscrews, and spring post to units, using soldering iron and acetylene torch.
  • Tests electrical circuits for resistance, current, and potential difference, using instruments, such as ohmmeter, ammeter, and voltmeter.
  • May be designated according to control assembled as transmitter assembler; voltage-regulator assembler.
  • May also operate sheet metal forming machines to fabricate housing for synchro-units and be designated synchro-unit assembler.
Power Panel Assembler Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Job family population: 217,680

Estimated population of Power Panel Assembler jobs: 15,090

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,316
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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 2,716,450 (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...

Power Panel Assembler Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator (Nights and Weekend Shifts)
Apr 23
Chicago Heights, IL, USA
voestalpine Nortrak
The average assembly time (including any rework time) for the panels assembled must be equal to or ... Able to operate power tools, forklift and loader. * Proficiently assemble all turnouts. * Read work ...
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