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Optical Model Maker & Tester Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,176 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Optical Model Maker & Tester is $49,176 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Optical Model Maker & Tester is between $36,420 and $59,833. 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

  • Fabricates optical elements and systems, applying knowledge of layout and machining techniques and procedures, shop mathematics, and properties of optical and abrasive materials.
  • Examines work order, blueprints, and sketches to formulate machining plans and sequences.
Optical Model Maker & Tester Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 30,100

Estimated population of Optical Model Maker & Tester jobs: 1,071

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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