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Bacteriologist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$87,986 (USD)

Average Salary

$42/hr

Average Hourly

$2,076

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bacteriologist is $87,986 a year and $42 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Bacteriologist is between $62,209 and $109,023. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Bacteriologist. 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:
  • Researches and studies the growth and characteristics of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, algae, fungi, or other micro-organisms.
  • Evaluates relationships between organisms and disease or the effects of antibiotics on micro-organisms; studies micro-organisms related to environmental, agricultural, virology, or immunology.
  • Specializes in and studies the growth, structure, development, and general characteristics of bacteria and other micro-organisms.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Bacteriologist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Microbiologists

Job family population: 21,870

Estimated population of Bacteriologist jobs: 20,101

Rate of error: 6.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$101,999
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

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