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Taper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,657 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Taper is $46,657 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Taper is between $34,650 and $56,674. 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

  • Seals joints between plasterboard or other wallboards to prepare wall surface for painting or papering.
  • Mixes sealing compound by hand or with portable electric mixer, and spreads compound over joints between boards, using trowel, broad knife, or spatula.
Taper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Job family population: 96,550

Estimated population of Taper jobs: 91,453

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Taper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Forge Operator
Apr 26
Frankfort, IL, USA
Express Employment Professionals-Kankakee, IL
Looking for candidates that can set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, pr form metal or plastic parts. Must be able to read blue prints. Willing to train on 1st shift, move to 2nd ...
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