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Assayer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,911 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assayer is $64,911 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Assayer is between $47,017 and $79,771. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assayer. 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

  • Examines the nature, structure, and physical properties of metals and minerals.
  • Tests ores and minerals and assesses results to determine value and properties of components, using spectrographic analysis, index of refraction, crystal form, solubility in acid, fusibility, chemical solutions, and chemical or laboratory equipment, such as furnaces, beakers, graduates, pipettes, and crucibles.
Assayer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chemical Technicians

Job family population: 64,550

Estimated population of Assayer jobs: 3,578

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Assayer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Project Manager I (Assay Launch)
Jun 17
Lake Forest, IL, USA
The Fountain Group
Worker will be launching 24 assays, Time management exp, leadership exp, communication skills. Medical device a plus. Reagent, exp facilitating meeting, initiative to drive the project. R&D ...
Jun 12
Maine Township, IL, USA
We are looking for a qualified and motivated scientist who will join a team developing novel Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) assays for diagnostic applications in solid tumors. The ...
Organoid Scientist
Apr 17
Work with a cutting-edge biological modeling tools and optimize assays to facilitate the development of deep learning algorithms, and identify novel tumor cohorts and precision medicine strategies.
NGS Lab Staff Scientist
Apr 30
What You'll Do Develop cutting-edge molecular assays for high-throughput CAP/ CLIA/ NYSDOH accredited clinical lab Lead validation team from project inception through launch including sample ...
Senior Scientist II/III, Immuno-Oncology Pharmacology
Mar 29
North Chicago, United States
Executes secondary cell-based assays across various technology platforms (e.g. FACS, cell sorting) * Performs supporting assays (immunophenotyping, cytokine profiling, ELISA and/or western blot ...
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