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Roving Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,955 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$516

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roving Technician is $37,955 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Roving Technician is between $28,882 and $45,408. 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

Description:
  • Tests fiberglass products, such as bonded cord, insulation mats, roving, and staple lengths to determine if products conform to specifications: determines breaking strength of bonded cord by mounting sample on arms of testing machine and moving machine controls that apply force necessary to rupture sample.
  • Weighs insulation mat, bonded cord, or roving on balance scales before and after drying and computes percentage of moisture, wax binder, and solids in sample, using slide rule.
  • Observes machines in operation to detect worn equipment, irregular roving packages, or dull cutters.
  • Examines products for defects, such as dirt, frayed ends, clumps in mats, discolorations, and variation in number of ends.
  • Measures staple lengths to verify conformance to standards, using ruler.
  • Tests speed of machine spindles, using tachometer.
  • Records tests results on quality control records and notifies production supervisors, machine repairer, and workers when machine operation, material, or products vary from standards.
  • May perform physical tests to determine yarn porosity, diameter, or denier.
Roving Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Roving Technician jobs: 194

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,000
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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