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Test Preparer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,013 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Test Preparer is $38,013 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Test Preparer is between $28,926 and $45,477. 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

  • Collects samples of materials, such as scrap iron and ore, and products, such as metal sheets, rails, tubes, and bars, and prepares samples for physical analysis, using grinders, crushers, drill press, power saws and milling machine.
  • Identifies samples and routes samples to laboratory for analysis.
  • Records test data and type and amount of samples tested.
Test Preparer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Test Preparer jobs: 258

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...

Test Preparer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Remote / Tutoring
Apr 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Academia (physics, chemistry, French, history, math, coding, test preparation, etc.) * Sports (fitness, personal coaching, swimming, sailing, skiing, skateboarding, tennis, etc.) * Arts & Leisure ...
Test Engineer (C#)
May 20
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Omron Automotive Electronics
Provides guidance to test technicians to set-up equipment, test articles in order to prepare for and execute tests. * Support test preparations by systematical identifying equipment and ...
DAS (Distributed Antenna System) Technician
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Fourier Network Solutions
Place, cut, prepare, terminate and secure copper coaxial and optical fiber to respective connectors, affix splitters based on designs. * Terminate, test, and troubleshoot cables and antennas.
Electrical Engineer
May 20
Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
Thomas Engineering Inc
Ability to prepare and maintain test protocol. * Generate project cost and time quotations. * Develop required project documentation including manuals and installation instruction. * Perform project ...
Material Handler/Assemblers/Tester
May 6
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Blend N
Prepare assembly kits from detailed, itemized parts listing including the counting, marking and ... The Tester operates In-circuit and functional test equipment in order to verify the functionality ...
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