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Laboratory Chief Salary
in Montana, United States

$70,988 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laboratory Chief is $70,988 a year and $34 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Chief is between $50,408 and $87,817. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Laboratory Chief. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in developing photographic prints from negatives, copying and enlarging prints, and in production of lantern slides, and airbrushing and retouching prints: inspects finished film and prints for sharpness, color balance, and brilliance.
  • Directs workers in care and setting up of field laboratory equipment.
  • Requisitions and distributes materials and supplies.
  • Assists workers in performance of tasks, such as airbrushing and retouching photographic prints.
  • May set up and adjust laboratory equipment.
  • May assist in classification of pictures as confidential or restricted before their release from laboratory.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
  • May supervise and coordinate crew engaged in developing, printing, enlarging, and finishing prints in portable truck-drawn photographic laboratory and be designated trailer chief (photofinishing).
Laboratory Chief Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job family population: 611,800

Estimated population of Laboratory Chief jobs: 514

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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