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Welder Production Line Arc Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,621 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Production Line Arc is $42,621 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Production Line Arc is between $32,042 and $51,424. 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

  • Welds metal parts on production line, using previously set up gas- or arc-welding equipment: turns valves to release fuel gas and oxygen and ignites mixture, or inserts specified weld rod into portable holder, clamps cable onto workpiece or jig, and strikes arc.
  • Guides electrodes, or torch and filler rod, along horizontal weld line at specified speed and angle to melt and deposit metal from filler rod or electrode onto workpiece.
  • May skip (tack) weld designated spots to secure workpieces for other welders.
  • May use different equipment and be designated brazer, production line (welding); welder, production line, arc (welding); welder, production line, combination (welding); welder, production line, gas (welding).
Welder Production Line Arc Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Job family population: 377,250

Estimated population of Welder Production Line Arc jobs: 20,696

Rate of error: 0.9%

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...

Welder Production Line Arc Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Don' t Wait, Apply TODAY. As the production line mechanic, you will be responsible for all ... Able to fabricate and weld * Strong knowledge of how to use shop tools * Familiarity with PC ...
Print Production Assistant - Preflight & Prepress
May 22
Chicago, IL, USA
ARC Document Solutions
Description ARC/RIOT islooking for a Full-time Print Production Assistant - Prepress & Preflight to ... Inspect finished work for sharpness, density of line, position, count and sizes. * Setup cutmarks ...
Production Assistant
Apr 16
Chicago, IL, USA
ARC Document Solutions
Inspect finished work for sharpness, density of line, position, count and sizes. * Minor ... ARC) ARC® provides information management for the building lifecycle. Our solutions reduce costs ...
Immediate Openings for Production Welders!
May 9
Harvey, IL, USA
Resolve Human Resources
Resolve Human Resources has immediate openings for production welders!!! This is a Temp to Hire ... Ability to use carbon-arc gouging equipment, hand-grinding/profiling equipment and fixture/tooling ...
FM Onsite Operator
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
ARC Document Solutions
Find out more at www.e-arc.com. We are currently seeking candidates for a Print Production position ... Inspect finished work for sharpness, density of line, position, count and sizes. * Perform minor ...
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