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Data Acquisition Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,185 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Data Acquisition Technician is $65,185 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Data Acquisition Technician is between $47,149 and $80,174. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Data Acquisition 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

  • Checks engineering notifications of data acquisition tests, and finds data required for post-test analysis.
  • Prepares, operates, monitors, modifies, calibrates, and maintains computer systems and devices for acquisition and analysis of data, utilizing knowledge of electronic theory and operation of computer systems.
Data Acquisition Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 128,320

Estimated population of Data Acquisition Technician jobs: 26,701

Rate of error: 2.1%

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...

Data Acquisition Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Polysomnographic Technician SMH Kankakee
Apr 23
Kankakee, United States
Presence Health
Performs polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals ... Geriatric, Polysomnography, Technician, Physiology, Respiratory, Healthcare, Technolo
Registered Behavior Technician
Apr 15
Wadsworth, IL, USA
Chancelight Autism Services
Collect and analyze skill acquisition and behavior data, with oversight and supervision provided by ... Technology proficient: computer skills and adaptability If you are not a Behavior Technician but ...
LabView Test Engineer
May 20
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Omron Automotive Electronics
Collaborate/ coordinate with lab researchers, engineers and technicians to collect business ... Data Acquisition systems PXI/SCXI/ cDAQ/ cRIO * Understanding of common communication protocols ...
Instrumentation & Controls Engineer
Feb 28
Chicago, IL, USA
Iowa Fertilizer Company
... data acquisition (SCADA). The use of these disciplines will depend on the exact nature of ... technicians and operations • Evaluate and recommend reliability improvements • Track and ...
Electronics Engineer
Mar 29
Aurora, IL, USA
Spectrum Technologies, Inc.
... for data acquisition products. • Author design and specification documents, test plans, and ... with technicians, software developers, and consultant staff as needed. • Provide support to ...
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