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Process Checker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,760 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Process Checker is $37,760 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Process Checker is between $28,772 and $45,175. 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

  • Inspects and tests small arms ammunition to verify conformance with variety of qualitative specifications: collects quantity of cartridges or shotgun shells as they emerge from loading and assembling machines.
  • Tests crimping of case around bullet, using bench device that registers force required to withdraw bullet from case.
  • Cuts open shotgun shells to verify correct placement of wads, shot, and powder.
  • Weighs powder from several individual shells on balance scale and computes average weight.
  • Weighs shot pellet load from individual shell on shadowgraph scale and counts number of pellets in load, using pellet-counting device, and computes number of pellets per ounce; estimates average pellet size, using graduated device.
  • Reports patterns in ammunition defects that indicate loading or assembly machine malfunctions or maladjustments to machine adjuster or supervisor.
  • Records test results in tabular, graphic, or narrative form for quality control purposes.
Process Checker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Process Checker jobs: 269

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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