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Tire Buffer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,072 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$459

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tire Buffer is $35,072 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tire Buffer is between $26,866 and $41,816. 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:
  • Tends buffing machine that removes rubber from tire body to prepare tire for retreading: positions tire on holder of machine.
  • Places metal plate against tire and turns bolt to hold plate in place, using wrench.
  • Inflates tire with air.
  • Starts tire rotating and pushes lever that moves tire against abrasive wheel that cuts tread from tire.
  • Turns dial to position buffing wheel against tire.
  • Measures tire to determine size of retreading mold, using tapeline.
  • May apply cement to tire to be retreaded, using brush.
  • May inspect tire casings prior to buffing.
Tire Buffer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Tire Buffer jobs: 397

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,658
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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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