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Production Solderer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,145 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Production Solderer is $32,145 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Production Solderer is between $24,959 and $38,000. 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

  • Solders together components to assemble fabricated metal items, as specified by work orders, diagrams, or layout, using soldering iron: aligns and clamps parts together, using rule, square, or handtools, or positions items in fixtures, jigs, or vise.
  • Dips parts in cleaning solution, or brushes or sprinkles flux along seams.
  • Heats soldering iron in gas flame or electric induction coil, or plugs iron in electrical outlet.
  • Plunges tip of iron into cleaning compound and rubs tip onto specified tin alloy to clean and tin tip.
  • Guides tip along seam to heat workpiece to bonding temperature and dips bar or wire of specified soft solder in seam to solder joint.
  • May dip workpieces into molten solder or place solder strip between seams and heat seam with iron to sweat items together.
  • May clean workpiece, using file, handbrush, or grinder.
  • May grind, cut, or bend edges to fit fabricated parts together, using power grinder and handtools.
  • May use hand torch to solder joints inaccessible to hand iron.
  • May solder broken parts or cover holes to repair leaks.
  • May melt and separate soldered joints, using hand torch, iron, or furnace, and remove and straighten components and resolder joints to repair misaligned or damaged assemblies and be designated solderer, assembly repair (welding).
Production Solderer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Job family population: 377,250

Estimated population of Production Solderer jobs: 31,093

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Production Solderer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Molder / Assembly
May 15
Lombard, IL, USA
iCONN Systems
Other assignments include assisting in production assembly such as cutting wire to specified size, stripping, tinning, crimping, soldering, pressing, and testing * Uses various common hand tools such ...
Soldering Technician / Assembler
May 5
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
M-Wave International
Very good soldering ability a must. ... Ability to use hand tools to assemble product. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Production Operator
May 17
Franklin Park, IL, USA
Ultimate Staffing
The successful candidate would be have experience dealing with: • Assembles and solders printed circuit board assemblies from prints. • Assembles cable assemblies from prints. • Builds wiring ...
Audio Video Lead Technician
May 6
Chicago, IL, USA
Midwest Computer Products, Inc.
This candidate will be proficient in cable terminating and soldering. Our installers are held to a ... Midwest Computer Products, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will ...
Production Mold Assembly
May 15
Lombard, IL, USA
Performs routine tasks in assembly such as cutting wire to specified size, stripping, tinning, crimping, soldering, pressing, and testing * Assembles and installs various components where operation ...
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