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Load Tester Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,860 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Load Tester is $37,860 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Load Tester is between $28,848 and $45,294. 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

  • Tends load-testing machine to test coiled or leaf springs for conformance with load requirements: positions spring on bed of machine.
  • Turns hand gauges or positions block gauges to regulate travel of flattening ram.
  • Pulls lever to lower ram and compress spring under specified load.
  • Measures contraction of spring, using gauges.
  • Rejects springs which do not contract specified distance.
  • May measure spring dimensions, using micrometers, calipers, protractor, and plug gauges.
Load Tester Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Load Tester jobs: 301

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...

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