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Window Shade Cutter & Mounter Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,091 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Window Shade Cutter & Mounter is $31,091 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Window Shade Cutter & Mounter is between $24,959 and $36,690. 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

  • Tends machines that cut window shade fabric and rollers to specified size, and install roller end caps and hanging pins, and staple fabric to roller: installs roll of shade cloth on spindles of window-shade cutter machine.
  • Threads end of cloth through retaining and feed rollers of machine.
  • Turns handle to feed specified amount of cloth into machine.
  • Depresses treadle to cut cloth and fold bottom hem.
  • Clamps shade roller against stop on saw carriage, starts machine, and pushes carriage against saw blade to cut roller to specified length.
  • Removes roller and slips cap over each end.
  • Clamps roller in pin-driving machine, inserts pin in driver, and depresses lever to drive pin through cap into end of roller.
  • Fastens top end of cloth to roller, using hand stapler.
Window Shade Cutter & Mounter Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 14,150

Estimated population of Window Shade Cutter & Mounter jobs: 835

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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