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Printed Circuit Board Component Tester Chemical Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,723 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Printed Circuit Board Component Tester Chemical is $37,723 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Printed Circuit Board Component Tester Chemical is between $28,744 and $45,092. 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

  • Tests electronic components for compliance to company standards, using chemicals and soldering equipment: places droplets of acid on surface of petri dish to prepare for lead (metal) test, using eyedropper.
  • Positions wire lead of component or pin on integrated circuit in acid, places acid-coated wire lead or pin on chemically prepared filter paper, and observes reaction on paper that indicates lead content.
  • Soaks components that do not pass lead test in freon to remove acid from wire leads or pins and repeats test.
  • Refers to vendor list to determine whether components are listed as acceptable.
  • Dips wire leads of components in beaker of liquid flux, solder pot, and beaker of freon to conduct solderability test on wire leads, using metal tongs.
  • Observes solder on wire leads for questionable conditions, such as bending of solder, discoloration, or no solder present, using magnification lamp.
  • Sets aside components of questionable acceptance for approval by engineer.
  • Maintains record of test results.
Printed Circuit Board Component Tester Chemical Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Printed Circuit Board Component Tester Chemical jobs: 220

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Printed Circuit Board Component Tester Chemical Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Material Handler/Assemblers/Tester
May 6
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Blend N
Perform component bench prepping functions, i.e. applying solder masking, press fit crimping ... of printed circuit boards and the setup of test equipment for the company. The position also ...
Plant Human Resource Manager
May 5
Northlake, United States
Sun Chemical Corporation
... Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and ... testing, harassment and discrimination complaints, compliance with local, State and Federal laws ...
PCB Repair Technician
Feb 27
Hoffman Estates, IL, USA
Control System Integrators
To test and repair printed circuit boards. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Troubleshoot and repair PCBs, meeting quality and quantity goals as assigned. * Test systems as required. * Work ...
Jr Electronics Repair Technician
May 8
Elgin, IL, USA
Modis - E9269
In this position you will be testing, troubleshooting, and repairing circuit boards and PCB inside cable box and modem units. Individuals need to be able to troubleshoot to the component level, read ...
PCB Repair Technician
Apr 15
Hoffman Estates, IL, USA
HRU Technical Resources
HRU has teamed up with FANUC Robotics to find a Printed Circuit Board Technician for it's Hoffman Estates, IL location. This is a contract-to direct hire position offering a competitive salary and ...
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