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Medical Apparatus Model Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,855 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Apparatus Model Maker is $46,855 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Apparatus Model Maker is between $34,892 and $56,819. 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

  • Sets up and operates variety of machines to fabricate tooling, patterns, parts, and models for electronic, mechanical or electromechanical instruments, devices, or equipment, such as electromedical and computer equipment; measuring, indicating, and controlling instruments; and surgical and navigational instruments, according to engineering blueprints and specifications: studies drawings and sketches of proposed product and confers with engineering personnel to plan design details and model operation.
  • Determines machines, tooling, and sequence of operation necessary to produce model parts, tooling, dies, or patterns, utilizing knowledge of machining and fabricating techniques.
  • Lays out reference points and dimensions on assorted materials, such as metals, plastic, and synthetic resins, using measuring instruments and work aids lay-out worker i.
  • Sets up and operates machines, such as milling machines, lathes, grinders, drill press, punch press, and brake, to produce or modify model parts machinist.
  • Fits and assembles parts, using handtools or power tools.
  • Wires and solders electrical and electronic connections and components.
  • Inspects and tests model or other product to verify conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, and micrometers, and test equipment, such as multimeter and oscilloscope.
  • Suggests structural or operational modifications or reworks component parts as required to ensure performance of equipment or parts meets standards.
  • May consult with engineering.
Medical Apparatus Model Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 5,820

Estimated population of Medical Apparatus Model Maker jobs: 527

Rate of error: 6.7%

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...

Medical Apparatus Model Maker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Ultra-Metric Tool Co.
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Mar 24
Chicago, United States
Secura Bio
... medical educational programs, and achieving or exceeding sales targets. ● Develop decision maker ... model, relevant business metrics, unique challenges, and strategic goals. ● Develop a breadth of ...
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