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Socket Assembler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,148 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$380

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Socket Assembler is $28,148 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Socket Assembler is between $24,959 and $32,874. 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:
  • Performs any combination of following duties in assembly of electronic components onto printed circuit boards (pcb's) according to specifications, using handtools: reads worksheets and wiring diagrams, receives verbal instructions, or follows sample board to determine assembly duties, and selects components, such as transistors, resistors, relays, capacitors, and integrated circuits.
  • Twists, bends, trims, strips, or files wire leads of components or reams holes in boards to insert wire leads, using handtools.
  • Inserts color-coded wires in designated holes and clinches wire ends, using pliers.
  • Press-fits (mounts) component leads onto board.
  • Places plastic insulating sleeves around specified wire leads of components and shrinks sleeves into place, using heat gun.
  • Crimps wire leads on underside of board, using handtools or press.
  • Applies sealer or masking compound to selected parts of board to protect parts from effects of wave solder process.
  • Solders wire leads and joints on underside of board, using soldering iron, to route and connect lead wires to board and between individual components.
  • Installs heat sinks, sockets, faceplates, and accessories on boards, using handtools.
  • May be designated according to unit installed as socket assembler or stage of production as post-wave assembler; pre-wave assembler.
  • May assist other workers in wave-soldering pcb's.
Socket Assembler Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Job family population: 233,690

Estimated population of Socket Assembler jobs: 2,956

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,631
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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