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Chemical Laboratory Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$61,174 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,138

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Laboratory Technician is $61,174 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Laboratory Technician is between $44,373 and $75,116. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemical Laboratory Technician. 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

Description:
  • Prepares and uses chemicals, related products, and equipment, working with chemists and chemical engineers.
  • Performs research, development, testing, and other laboratory work.
  • Assembles and operates new equipment to develop new products, monitors quality, and develops new techniques.
  • Uses principles and theories of science to solve technical problems.
  • Work is more limited in scope and more practically oriented than that of scientists.
Chemical Laboratory Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chemical Technicians

Job family population: 64,550

Estimated population of Chemical Laboratory Technician jobs: 3,706

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$70,918
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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...

Chemical Laboratory Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Laboratory Technician (Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymer Science)
Jun 20
North Chicago, IL, USA
The Fountain Group
Minimum 3 years industry experience in a laboratory setting Must Have Bachelor's or Master's Degree ... Conducts chemical analysis of polymers, reagents, raw materials, resins and additives by FTIR.
Laboratory Technician - Testing Viscosity of Petroleum Products
May 31
Cicero, IL, USA
LabPersonnel
... Laboratory Technician assignment. Our client is a specialty processor of industrial grade ... Power, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Paints and Petroleum. As market specialists in these areas we ...
QA Lab Technician-2nd shift
Jun 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Daubert Chemical Company, Inc.
Daubert Chemical Company needs to fill a QA Lab Technician position in the Quality Assurance (QA) ... Maintain equipment, records (logs, documentation, calibration etc.), in the laboratory area.
QA Lab Technician-mid shift
Jun 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Daubert Chemical Company, Inc.
Daubert Chemical Company needs to fill a QA Lab Technician position in the Quality Assurance (QA) ... Maintain equipment, records (logs, documentation, calibration etc.), in the laboratory area.
Laboratory Technician
Jun 14
Wheeling, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering
Technical Engineering - With over a 40 year singular focus on technical, engineering and technician disciplines has given Sterling the in-depth knowledge, industry expertise and robust employee ...
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