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Tool Planner Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,717 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Planner is $56,717 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Planner is between $41,543 and $69,355. 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

  • Analyzes blueprints or prototype parts to determine tools, fixtures, and equipment needed for manufacture and plans sequence of operations for fabrication and assembly of products, such as aircraft assemblies, automobile parts, cutting tools, or ball bearings: studies engineering blueprints, drawings, models, and other specifications to obtain data on proposed part.
  • Applies knowledge of functions and processes of various departments and capacities of machines and equipment to determine tool requirements and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts.
  • Lists operations to be performed on routing card or paper, indicates machines, cutting tools, fixtures, and other equipment to be used, and estimates times needed to perform each operation.
  • May prepare reports for production planner in scheduling work for entire plant.
  • May plan tool and operation sequences for only one department.
  • May specify type of material to be used in construction of tools.
Tool Planner Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Engineers

Job family population: 265,520

Estimated population of Tool Planner jobs: 10,204

Rate of error: 1.1%

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 2,705,994 (2018), 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 Planner Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Jun 16
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Tool & Die Maker
May 14
McCook, IL, USA
ODM Tool & Mfg. Co., Inc.
... planned and unplanned work within estimated times. · Troubleshoot all die problems in the tool ... room and in the press. · Perform revisions and upgrades to dies. · Perform changeovers on dies to ...
Demand Planning Analyst
Jun 21
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Motorola Solutions
Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool. * Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new ...
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