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Ear Mold Laboratory Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,835 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Ear Mold Laboratory Technician is $42,835 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Ear Mold Laboratory Technician is between $32,203 and $51,639. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Ear Mold 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

  • Makes wax pattern of ear and molds plastic impression of ear for use in hearing aids, using handtools, grinder, and polishing wheels: forms red designing wax into shape of ear, using spatulas, brushes, and gas burner.
  • Mixes ingredients to make plaster and pours it over wax pattern to form plaster mold of ear.
  • Removes plaster mold from wax pattern.
  • Mixes ingredients to make plastic compound and pours it into plaster mold to form impression of ear.
  • Applies hot and cold water and air to mold to harden plastic liquid in cavity of mold.
  • Removes rough casting of ear from mold.
  • Grinds and polishes casting to obtain plastic ear impression, using electric grinder and polishing wheels.
  • Examines impression for blemishes, and places it in box for shipment.
Ear Mold Laboratory Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 41,320

Estimated population of Ear Mold Laboratory Technician jobs: 222

Rate of error: 3.2%

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...

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