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Tablet Tester Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,265 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tablet Tester is $37,265 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tablet Tester is between $28,433 and $44,508. 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 hardness of medicinal tablets to ensure conformity with production specifications, using balance scale and hardness tester: places sample tablet on scale pan, using tweezers, and records weight.
  • Places tablet in hardness tester, turns screw to raise tablet until it touches pressure rod, and depresses pneumatic foot pedal to squeeze tablet until breakage occurs.
  • Examines and fingers tablets to detect chips and tackiness.
  • Notifies compressor when tablets do not meet weight or hardness specifications.
  • May test tablets, using hand-operated hardness tester.
  • May weigh entire batch of tablets to compare with total weight of ingredients used.
Tablet Tester Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Tablet Tester jobs: 301

Rate of error: 0.7%

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 2,716,450 (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...

Tablet Tester Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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