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Physical Laboratory Assistant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,353 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physical Laboratory Assistant is $56,353 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Physical Laboratory Assistant is between $41,220 and $68,967. 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

  • Examines, with microscope, and tests metals and alloys to determine their physical properties, crystal structure, porosity, homogeneity, and other characteristics.
  • Performs tests on samples to determine strength, hardness, elasticity, toughness, or other properties of metal.
Physical Laboratory Assistant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

Job family population: 76,630

Estimated population of Physical Laboratory Assistant jobs: 5,234

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,716,450 (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...

Physical Laboratory Assistant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) / Patient Care Technician (PCT)
Apr 10
Geneva, IL, USA
Fox Valley Orthopedics
... physical tests including taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature. Responsible to ensure ... laboratory specimens. • Maintain adequate supplies in examination rooms. • Maintain accurate ...
Medical Assistant/Receptionist OB/GYN Office - Northbrook Location
Feb 21
Northbrook, IL, USA
The Association for Women's Health Care, Ltd
Performs relevant aspects of a physical assessment, including vital signs, pain scale, height ... outside laboratory forms. * Utilizes the computer in entering labs and printing labels. Ensures ...
Field Technical Support Specialist - Chemist
May 9
West Chicago, IL, USA
... physical testing, and environmental monitoring systems in the world. Our products include Gas ... This position is required to assist the sales efforts by installing instruments and training ...
Medical Scribe - Begin Your Career in Healthcare Here!
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
We offer paid part-time and full--time hours. o Accompany physician while seeing patients and assist in recording patient history and physical o Organize all of patient's laboratory tests ...
Veterinary Technician
May 3
Lombard, IL, USA
Glen Ellyn Animal Hospital
Perform physical assessments and document observations Animal handling and restraint Collect and ... Operate and maintain laboratory equipment (microscope, bloodwork machines, etc.) Tag and process ...
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