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Laboratory Sample Carrier Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,816 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laboratory Sample Carrier is $37,816 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Sample Carrier is between $28,815 and $45,242. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Laboratory Sample Carrier. 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

  • Collects samples of products or raw materials for laboratory analysis, performing any combination of following tasks: turns valves or dips sample container to transfer liquid samples from pipeline, processing equipment, tanks, or other vessels to test tubes, bottles, or buckets.
  • Transfers dry samples, such as ore, grain, crystals, powder, or granular material to containers, using shovel, hand scoop, sample stick, or handtool.
  • Labels sample containers with identifying data, location of sample, and time collected.
  • Delivers samples to laboratory for analysis.
  • Cleans sample containers, using specified cleaning agents and brushes or scrapers.
  • Gathers samples at specified locations, stages of processing, and time interval.
  • May collect samples of radioactive waste, following prescribed safety procedures, and be designated sampler, radioactive waste.
Laboratory Sample Carrier Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Laboratory Sample Carrier jobs: 344

Rate of error: 0.7%

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...

Laboratory Sample Carrier Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Scientist Analytical
Apr 28
Gurnee, United States
Vantage Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
Maintain accurate records of all laboratory work and research in accordance with generally accepted ... to expect when carrying out analyses. Supervisory Responsibilities: May provide direction ...
Scientist 3, Stability Science
Mar 21
Vernon Hills, United States
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
Ensure the timely retrieval of stability samples at the specified testing intervals and in ... Assists in carrying out business, strategy plans or other duties as assigned by management.
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