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Research Assembler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,382 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research Assembler is $52,382 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Research Assembler is between $38,634 and $63,840. 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

  • Assembles, adjusts, tests, and modifies aircraft cameras according to engineering drawings and sketches, using handtools and bench machines: reads and interprets engineering drawings and verbal instructions to determine fabrication methods and sequence of fabrication.
  • Lays out reference points and dimensions on parts to be machined, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Fabricates parts to specifications, using bench lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder.
  • Measures parts to verify specified dimensions, using micrometer, dial gauges, and vernier caliper.
  • Cuts, bends, drills, and fastens parts to assemble, repair, or modify camera, using handtools.
  • Fabricates and installs electrical assemblies and wiring in camera housing, using handtools and soldering equipment.
  • Tests camera units for operational efficiency, using calibrating instruments, multimeter, and stroboscope and adjusts mechanisms to correct inefficient operation.
  • Installs film in camera and adjusts camera mechanisms to record sharpest image consistent with speed of aircraft, weather conditions, and object or terrain to be photographed.
  • Records test data, prepares reports on fabricating techniques used, and recommends modifications to resolve problems.
Research Assembler Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Job family population: 3,650

Estimated population of Research Assembler jobs: 460

Rate of error: 11.2%

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 2,705,994 (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...

Research Assembler Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Clinical Research Document Specialist / Clinical Research Assistant
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Beacon Hill Pharma
Review documents and assemble packet required for IP release. Education & Skills Required ... research organizations. Beacon Hill Pharma places contractors in all 50 states by seamlessly ...
Entry Level Pharmaceutical Clinical Trial Associate (Documentation) 6m
Mar 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Syneos Health (formerly INC Research/ inVentiv Health)
... and assemble packet required for IP release. Qualifications: Proven analytical and critical ... Company Description The coming together of INC Research and inVentiv Health as one global company ...
Study Start Up Coordinator (CRC)
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Beacon Hill Pharma
... research sites regarding the distribution and review of site essential documentation; * Maintain and perform quality review of Trial Master File (TMF); * Collect, review, organize, and assemble ...
Assembly Technician I (Medical Devices) - 2nd Shift
May 24
Kenosha, WI, USA
Bradshaw Medical
Assemble medical instruments and their subassemblies following drawings and other written and ... We have the experience, vision and state of the art R&D manufacturing capabilities to be able to ...
Mar 6
Northbrook, IL, USA
Draft memorandum, summaries of legal research and issues, responses to customer correspondence, and such other documents as necessary. * Gather, organize, and assemble legal documents requiring ...
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