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Technician Laboratory Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,571 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Technician Laboratory is $52,571 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Technician Laboratory is between $38,613 and $64,231. 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

  • Performs laboratory tests or other laboratory work using conventional and computerized machines and work aids.
  • Performs laboratory work and tests according to prescribed standards.
  • Determines chemical and physical characteristics or composition.
  • Sets up, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments.
  • Usual requirement is two years of post secondary education in field of specialty; however, some companies may accept equivalent education and experience combined.
Technician Laboratory Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chemical Technicians

Job family population: 64,550

Estimated population of Technician Laboratory jobs: 3,615

Rate of error: 1.9%

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...

Technician Laboratory Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 16
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Laboratory Technician We are seeking a Laboratory Technician for a global leading R&D company. Recent graduates with a scientific degree and hands-on lab experience are encouraged to apply.
Laboratory Technician
May 20
Naperville, IL, USA
The research technician will operate & maintain (benchtop & large) pilot plants and laboratory equipment associated with variety of refining processes (e.g. Delayed coking, Fluid Catalytic Cracking ...
Travel Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologist
May 9
Huntley, IL, USA
Titan Medical
Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologist * Start Date: 5/20/2019 * Shift: Evening * Length: 13 weeks Health care professional needed for a Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical ...
Chemistry Laboratory Technician
Mar 21
Aurora, IL, USA
Certified Laboratories
Certified Laboratories has a challenging opportunity for an analytical and scientific oriented Chemistry Laboratory Technician who will be responsible for chemical testing by following FDA standards ...
Chemical Operator / Laboratory Technician / Field service Representive
May 17
Blue Island, IL, USA
Arete Technologies inc
Summary As a Field Service Technician, you will safely provide operations and maintenance on water treatment systems for customers in a variety of locations. Examples of technologies you could work ...
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