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Quilter Fixer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,575 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Quilter Fixer is $35,575 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Quilter Fixer is between $27,252 and $42,380. 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

  • Sets up, repairs, and adjusts quilting machines, utilizing knowledge of machine construction and function and charts: analyzes charts to determine adjustments necessary to effect change in quilting design.
  • Selects cams that will alter movement of machine bed and needle stroke to produce specified design, and installs cams on machine, using wrenches.
  • Synchronizes looper or shuttle motion with needle stroke, using screwdriver.
  • Listens to machine and observes stitching to locate defects in machine operation.
  • Dismantles machine and repairs broken or defective parts, such as motors, bobbins or loopers, needles, and feed dogs.
  • Turns screws to regulate tension on thread, length of needle stroke, and rate of feed, according to type of fabric or thread.
  • Cleans and oils machines.
Quilter Fixer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 20,920

Estimated population of Quilter Fixer jobs: 1,371

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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