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Wireworker Salary
in Illinois, United States

$25,989 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$278

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wireworker is $25,989 a year and $12 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Wireworker is between $20,569 and $30,246. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks involved in cutting, stripping, taping, forming, and soldering wires or wire leads of components used in electrical and electronic units, such as communication equipment, ignition systems, electrical appliances, test equipment, or other electrical or electronic systems: cuts wire to specified lengths, using wire cutters and ruler or measuring jig.
  • Strips insulation from wire ends, using stripping tool.
  • Twists wire ends and dips ends into pot of solder to prevent fraying.
  • Solders wires to specified connectors and terminals, using soldering iron, or crimps connectors and terminals to wire ends, using handtools.
  • Wraps numbered or colored identification tape around wires.
  • Rolls wires of identical number or color together and attaches tag to roll.
  • Inserts wires into plastic insulation tubing.
  • Bends, cuts, and crimps component leads to prepare component for mounting onto printed circuit board or other assembly, using handtools.
  • Inserts wires in automatic numbering or color-coding machine to imprint part numbers or color codes.
  • Dips wire or component leads into paraffin solution to insulate wire and leads.
  • Applies protective coatings onto wires, using brush.
  • Tests wire and cable assemblies and repairs defective assemblies.
  • May use automated equipment or bench-mounted devices to cut, strip, bend, or crimp wire.
  • May be designated by type of wire worked as component lead former.
Wireworker Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Wireworker jobs: 88

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$30,128
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wireworker is $25,989 a year and $12 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Wireworker is between $20,569 and $30,246. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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