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Tool Bender Hand Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,752 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$624

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Bender Hand is $39,752 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Bender Hand is between $30,128 and $47,720. 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:
  • Bends and straightens cold and hot metal plates, bars, structural shapes, and weldments to angles, curves, or flanges as specified by drawings, layouts, and templates, using form blocks, fixtures forming bars, sledge, power hammer and portable grinders: lays out reference points onto workpiece and form blocks, using tape, compass, radius bar and applying knowledge of geometry, effects of heat, and physical properties of metal.
  • Sets up and bolts or clamps fixtures, dies, and forming bars to form block to outline specified contour.
  • Heats metal, using furnace or hand torch.
  • Lifts, positions, aligns, and clamps or bolts workpiece to form block of fixture, using tongs or hoist.
  • Bends workpiece, using bar or by hammering with sledge or mallet.
  • Straightens out warps or bumps by hammering against face block or by heating with hand torch.
  • Chips, trims, and grinds edges to specified contour, using chipping hammer and portable and stand grinder.
  • Verifies size of workpiece, using ruler or template.
  • May operate hand-powered machines, such as roll, brake, or bender.
  • May be designated by product formed as tool bender, hand.
Tool Bender Hand Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Job family population: 20,440

Estimated population of Tool Bender Hand jobs: 1,119

Rate of error: 7.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,084
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

Tool Bender Hand Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Control Panel Wirer and Control Panel Assembler​ 19-00217
Mar 15
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ESPO Engineering Corp
Utilize hand tools, wire cutters, strippers and other equipment as needed. 5. Utilize computer to ... Wear appropriate and required safety gear based on tool being used. Return borrowed and company ...
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