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Setup Worker Electronics Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,109 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Setup Worker Electronics is $34,109 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Setup Worker Electronics is between $26,267 and $40,494. 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

  • Arranges layout of work stations for workers engaged in fabricating, processing, or assembling electronic equipment and components, such as semiconductor devices, printed circuit boards (pcb's), chassis assemblies, and wire harnesses and cables: reads specifications, such as process guide, bill of material, wiring diagram, mechanical print, and schematic diagram, to determine materials and equipment needed, such as component parts, chemicals and gases, tools, test instruments, and jigs and fixtures, for work stations.
  • Prepares and submits requisitions for equipment, parts, or tools required to initially set up or resupply work stations.
  • Positions materials and equipment in specified arrangement at work stations.
  • May explain or demonstrate work procedures to other workers in fabricating, processing, and assembly functions.
  • May perform fabricating, processing, or assembly work in absence of line worker.
  • May set and adjust controls for processing, fabricating, and assembly line equipment, such as furnaces, process chambers, power supplies, timers, and multimeters.
  • May test assemblies, using testing machines or instruments, such as meters, resistance bridges, and automatic component testers.
  • May repair or rework assembled items by removing, adding, or replacing parts or resoldering or rebonding defective connections, using handtools or power tools.
Setup Worker Electronics Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Parts Salespersons

Job family population: 252,770

Estimated population of Setup Worker Electronics jobs: 6,706

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Setup Worker Electronics Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

CNC Router Setup / Operator - $27 / hr
Jun 4
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
Check parts for dimensions and proper finish against prints using electronic and manual precision ... Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations ...
CNC Lathe Setup / Operator - $20 / hr
Apr 16
Itasca, IL, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
Check parts for dimensions and proper finish against prints using electronic and manual precision ... Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations ...
Chief Financial Officer
Jun 18
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Facilitate the setup of monthly and quarterly Manager meetings * Various administrative duties for ... Experience working in manufacturing environment--electronics, medical devices or related preferred
Continuous Improvement Specialist
May 9
Wheeling, IL, USA
Creation Technologies
Understanding of electronics manufacturing (3-5 years) * Must have strong computer skills (Excel ... Working together to build the future- www.creationtech.com
Financial Administrator
May 16
Chicago, IL, USA
... years of experience working in one or both of these organizations. This position currently ... Setup Electronic Client Portal for new clients and maintain electronic records per Filing System
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