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Optomechanical Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,642 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,660

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Optomechanical Technician is $70,642 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Optomechanical Technician is between $50,809 and $87,101. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Optomechanical Technician. 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

Description:
  • Tests and builds optomechanical and digital devices to be used in such equipment as aerial cameras, gun sights, telescopes, etc., applying engineering theory and practical knowledge, under direction of engineering staff.
  • Checks project instructions and preliminary specifications to identify and plan requirements for parts fabrication, purchase, assembly, and test.
  • Prepares sketches and submits work orders and purchase requests for items to be furnished by others, and follows up delivery.
  • Work is more limited in scope and more practically oriented than that of scientists and engineers.
Optomechanical Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 43,390

Estimated population of Optomechanical Technician jobs: 4,900

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$81,893
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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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