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Sound Installation Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$71,528 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Installation Worker is $71,528 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sound Installation Worker is between $51,373 and $88,193. 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

  • Tests and adjusts optical, electrical, and audio-frequency equipment used to transmit, record, and reproduce sounds on motion picture set: inspects sound circuit patch cords to ensure flow of current from sound stage to recording equipment.
  • Tests sound circuits and equipment, such as light valves, galvanometers, microphones, and magnetic recording heads to verify standard operating condition; using portable testing instruments.
  • Replaces defective components and wiring and adjusts equipment to correct defects, using handtools.
Sound Installation Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 128,320

Estimated population of Sound Installation Worker jobs: 15,423

Rate of error: 2.1%

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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May 3
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Responsibilities include sales, design, proposal development/presentation, installation and project ... A practical business sense and sound judgment will contribute to your success in this position. You ...
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