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Steel Sash Erector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$55,263 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Steel Sash Erector is $55,263 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Steel Sash Erector is between $40,535 and $67,577. 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

  • Installs prefabricated ornamental ironwork, other than structural ironwork, such as metal window and door frames, motor-driven and automatic power doors, metal trim and paneling, and aluminum curtain-wall frames: measures and marks layout for installation, according to blueprints, using rule, template, square, and compass.
  • Welds brackets to lintels, sills, columns, and other structural framework.
  • Drills holes in metal, concrete, and masonry structure, using portable power drills, airhammer, and handtools.
  • Cuts, miters, and bevels metal trim and cover plates to size, using handsaws or portable power saws.
  • Bolts, clips, welds, or solders ironwork together and to brackets or anchors.
  • Verifies level and plumbness, using level or plumb bob.
  • Bolts newell posts, balusters, and other parts of stairways and stair rails to supports or embeds them in sockets.
  • Fastens cover plates and molding in place with metal screws to finish and trim work.
  • Installs equipment, such as motor-driven or automatic doors, following procedures provided by manufacturer.
  • May locate and mark reference points, dig postholes, mix concrete, and erect ornamental fences, using transit, posthole digger, and handtools.
  • When working with bronze, is designated ornamental-bronze worker.
  • May fabricate frames for mounting glass in ornamental cast stonework.
  • May be designated according to equipment installed as metal-sash setter; ornamental-rail installer; steel-door setter; steel-sash erector.
Steel Sash Erector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Job family population: 9,000

Estimated population of Steel Sash Erector jobs: 165

Rate of error: 10.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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