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Router Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,293 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Router is $38,293 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Router is between $29,101 and $45,852. 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

  • Routes merchandise for delivery using stamps, stencils, letters, or tags on packages, boxes, or lots of merchandise.
  • Reads addresses on articles and determines route, using standard charts.
Router Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Office Clerks, General

Job family population: 2,967,620

Estimated population of Router jobs: 47,334

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Router Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Apr 6
Chicago, IL, USA
CAD/CAM Recruiters, Inc.
CNC ROUTER PROGRAMMER 2 separate positions both located IN CAROLINA'S, NOT ILLINOIS.. high end MILLWORK A PLUS alphacam or cabinetvision knowledge a plus. new position due to growth another spot : co ...
CNC Operator - Machinist
May 22
Waukegan, IL, USA
Braeside Displays
Programming, setting up, and operating flatbed CNC router machines in order to route and mill plastic parts within specifications. Responsible for maintaining quality and safety standards, keeping ...
CNC Operator 2nd Shift
Apr 30
Schiller Park, IL, USA
E. J. Basler Company
Perform duties to operate CNC equipment, Primary Duties · Work from work orders, routers, prints, program file SPC procedures, job procedures, machine manuals and instructions: · Write new and ...
Multi Machine Operator - Plastics
Apr 29
East Chicago, IN, USA
Masis Professional Group
Several years work with bandsaws, routers, jigsaws, compression cutters and deburring tools. * Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals * Good at math with analytical abilities * Physical ...
Wood Carver
Feb 28
Chicago, IL, USA
Clamps furniture part in vise and roughs out design freehand or by cutting along lines marked on wood, using chisel and mallet, jigsaw, and router. Selects chisels, gouges, files, and rasps and ...
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