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Sample Carrier Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,409 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$501

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sample Carrier is $37,409 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sample Carrier is between $28,542 and $44,717. 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:
  • Collects and prepares laboratory samples of metal-bearing ores, refined metals, and other materials, such as coke, cryolite, slag, scrap, or flue dust, by any combination of following methods: (1) collects samples of crushed ore, concentrates, or other material from conveyors, storage bins, carloads, or refining equipment, using sample containers or diverting mechanisms on conveyors or chutes.
  • Grinds materials, using grinder mill.
  • Weighs, dries, and reweighs material, using scales and oven, and computes moisture content.
  • Sifts material through screen to remove oversized particles.
  • Places sample in labeled containers, flasks, or bags for laboratory analysis. (2) takes samples of molten metal from furnaces or casting stations, using ladle and wafer mold.
  • Stamps or marks identifying information on cast wafer for delivery to laboratory. (3) cuts samples of metal sheet or plate, using shears or punch.
  • Saws sample sections from metal castings, plate, or rod for metallurgical analysis, using circular saw.
  • Smooths cut surfaces of metal with grinder and sandpaper.
  • Etches samples in acid to expose crystalline structure for spectrographic analysis.
  • Drills holes in castings to obtain shavings for laboratory analysis.
  • Stamps or labels samples for identification.
Sample Carrier Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Sample Carrier jobs: 231

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,367
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Sample Carrier Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Life Insurance Design Analyst
May 16
Chicago, IL, USA
Robinson Financial Group
Maintain library for product information and sample presentations * Stay current on industry trends and maintain carrier files * Provide computer and software support for estate planning/wealth ...
Life Insurance Design Analyst
May 15
Skokie, IL, USA
Robinson Financial Group
Maintain library for product information and sample presentations * Stay current on industry trends and maintain carrier files * Provide computer and software support for estate planning/wealth ...
Rooftop Bar Cook
Mar 28
Chicago, IL, USA
Interstate Hotels & Resorts
... sampling artisan mixology. You bring the dishes that the chef creates to life. The chef relies on ... This position requires full mobility and the ability to lifting, carrying and pulling up to 40 ...
Business Analyst Retail
Apr 10
Chicago, IL, USA
BDS Marketing, LLC - Southwest
Occasionally carrying and lifting something up to 10 lbs * Continuous hand/eye coordination and ... In the early years, BDS was a boutique agency that ran customer promotions and sampling events for ...
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