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Riveting Machine Operator Tape Control Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,720 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Riveting Machine Operator Tape Control is $34,720 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Riveting Machine Operator Tape Control is between $26,668 and $41,291. 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 and operates riveting machines that automatically drill, countersink, and rivet aircraft assemblies, such as wing panels and fuselage sections: reads and interprets blueprints, engineering drawings, and specifications to determine setup and operating procedures.
  • Positions, aligns, and levels parts to be assembled in machine locating tools, or loads part in automatic work positioner installed on machine, using hoist or overhead crane.
  • Selects and installs tools, such as drills, countersinks, rams, rivet injector, and chamfer tools in machine spindles, using handtools.
  • Loads control media, such as tape or disk, in machine.
  • Adjusts controls to synchronize control media, parts, and machine, and to regulate depth of countersink, air pressure, and ram stroke.
  • Fills hopper with rivets or other fasteners.
  • Starts machine, observes operation, monitors displays, and readjusts machine to ensure riveted assemblies conform to specifications.
  • Operates machine manually or from automatic settings.
  • Replaces defective cutting tools.
  • May assemble parts prior to loading parts on machine, using rivet gun and bucking bar.
  • May be designated by type of media controlling machine as riveting machine operator, programmed control; riveting machine operator, tape control.
Riveting Machine Operator Tape Control Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Riveting Machine Operator Tape Control jobs: 1,003

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Riveting Machine Operator Tape Control Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Set Up and Machine Operator
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Mar 28
Addison, IL, USA
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