Quality Control (QC) Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salary

How much does a Quality Control (QC) Technician make in Chicago, IL? In Chicago, a Quality Control (QC) Technician takes home approximately $16.21 per hour on average. This is 1% lower than the national average for a Quality Control (QC) Technician which is $16.43 per hour. Wages for a Quality Control (QC) Technician in Chicago range from $11.63 per hour to $22.67 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for a Quality Control (QC) Technician in Chicago ranges from $27,080 to $66,000 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 5 out of 5 stars. In this profession, there is a pretty equal ratio of male and female in Chicago with men accounting for 50 percent of the population. Many report receiving medical and dental benefits from their employer.

$11.63 - $22.67
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$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.21
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Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.63 - $22.67
Overtime $27.13
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $1,400
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$27,080 - $66,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Quality control (QC) technicians are a crucial part of almost all manufacturing operations. Contrary to what some believe, they are not only involved as a final check before a product goes out the door; they are also responsible for verifying the quality of the basic materials received (as using a flawed material in the production process will inevitably result in a flawed end product) as well as every step in the manufacturing process. 

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Quality Control (QC) Technician Tasks

  • Perform routine testing to ensure quality and adherence to regulations and standards.
  • Conduct risk assessment and corrective action solutions.
  • Support factory quality engineers and managers with customer and supplier issues.
  • Calibrate and maintain all gauges and test machines.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Quality Control (QC) Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Technician Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼2%

Troubleshooting
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 25%