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Chemical Preparer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,321 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Preparer is $46,321 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Preparer is between $34,541 and $56,124. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemical Preparer. 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 equipment that compounds ingredients into chemical solutions used as adhesive or conductive coatings for electron tubes.
  • Weighs and measures specified type and quantity of liquid and powdered ingredients.
  • Pours, dumps, or pumps ingredients into mixing equipment.
  • Starts equipment that compounds chemical ingredients and deionized water into chemical solutions, such as frit or conductive graphite.
  • Tests mixture for conformance to prescribed standards, using testing devices, such as ph meter, resistivity meter, titration apparatus, colorimeter, thermometer, and viscometer.
  • Pours compounded product into containers for application to tube seams, funnel, or ceramic parts by other workers.
Chemical Preparer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 129,490

Estimated population of Chemical Preparer jobs: 285

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...

Chemical Preparer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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) ... Obtain and prepare samples as required for third party. * Work overtime and/or adjusted hours as ...
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
OVERVIEW Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Specialists are primarily responsible for ... Preparation for CBRN defense Actions/Procedures * Wear and use of protective equipment * Hazardous ...
Sales Account Executive / Quality Assurance / Food Safety Consultant
Apr 2
Melrose Park, IL, USA
All American Chemical
Prepares and submits expense and sales reports. * Performs new equipment installation, conducts ... Performs in person demonstrations of All American Chemical's products and equipment to potential ...
Sr Cost Accountant
Jun 19
Northbrook, IL, USA
Old World Industries, LLC
Prepare monthly journal entries and account analysis. Assist in training costing team on new tools ... small chemical trading company into a global powerhouse in the automotive, chemical, and ...
Research & Development Engineer/Scientist
Jun 18
Des Plaines, IL, USA
... preparation and testing operations, under the guidance of senior staff • Operations include but are not limited to: wet chemical manipulations using laboratory glassware and stirrer/hotplates, pH ...
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