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Riveter Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,037 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Riveter Helper is $28,037 a year and $13 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Riveter Helper is between $24,959 and $32,801. 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

  • Performs any combination of following tasks to assist in riveting structural parts or assemblies together: lifts structural parts into position for riveting, using hoist.
  • Aligns rivet holes, using clamps, duft pins, and hammer.
  • Bolts parts together to temporarily secure structure for riveting, using impact wrench.
  • Pushes riveting machine along monorail to position machine over rivet.
  • Reams misaligned rivet holes, using portable drill and hand reamer.
  • Positions rivets in rivet holes or catches hot rivets thrown by rivet heater, using bucket, and inserts rivets into holes, using tongs.
  • Presses metal bucking bar or die against rivet head to maintain position of rivet in hole.
  • Heats bucking bar, using gas torch, and shapes bar according to specifications, using handtools.
  • Removes temporary fitting bolts and unsatisfactory rivets, using cutting torch and handtools.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
Riveter Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Riveter Helper jobs: 535

Rate of error: 2.0%

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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