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Instrument Tech Cleaner Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,288 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrument Tech Cleaner is $34,288 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Instrument Tech Cleaner is between $26,370 and $40,742. 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

  • Decontaminates and cleans equipment, such as glassware, metal instruments, sinks, tables, and test panels, using solvents, brushes, and rags.
  • Mixes water and detergents or acids in container to prepare cleaning solution according to specifications.
  • Washes, rinses, and dries glassware and instruments, using water, acetone bath, and cloth or hot-air drier.
  • Scrubs walls, floors, shelves, tables, and sinks, using cleaning solution and brush.
Instrument Tech Cleaner Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Medical Equipment Preparers

Job family population: 53,920

Estimated population of Instrument Tech Cleaner jobs: 4,212

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,716,450 (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...

Instrument Tech Cleaner Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Sterile Processing Tech ll, Central Processing, St Joseph MC Joliet
Apr 30
Joliet, United States
Presence Health
Decontaminates and cleans all instruments and trays according to procedure. Assembles instrument ... Medical, Sterile Processing, Medical Technologist, Patient Care, Healthcare
Medical Technologist IV
Apr 20
Schaumburg, IL, USA
... clean instrumentation, and communicate with vendors and suppliers on maintenance and instrument ... medical laboratory technology * Certification preferred: Medical Technologist (MT), Clinical ...
Surgical Technologist
Apr 10
Geneva, IL, USA
Fox Valley Orthopedics
The Surgical Technologist (ST) is involved in the preparation of the operating room for the ... Participates in all phases of instrument and equipment cleaning and sterile processing.
Research Analyst (ELISA)
May 18
Hoffman Estates, IL, USA
CMIC, Inc.
CMIC, Inc. was recently named "Company of the Year 2018" among other top 10 CROs by Pharma Tech ... Participate in lab duties such as lab clean up, and instrument routine maintenance. * Maintain ...
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