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Biological Photographer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,407 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$586

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Biological Photographer is $40,407 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Biological Photographer is between $30,625 and $48,507. 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:
  • Photographs medical, biological, and allied phenomena to provide illustrations for scientific publications, records, and research and teaching activities: makes still and motion picture reproductions of patients, anatomical structures, gross and microscopic specimens, plant and animal tissues, and physiological and pathological processes.
  • Makes copies of x rays and similar materials, utilizing photographic techniques, such as time-lapse and ultraspeed pictures, and ultraviolet or infrared light to produce visible record of normally invisible phenomena.
  • Processes photosensitive materials to make transparencies, lantern slides, photomontages, and color prints.
  • Engages in research activities related to biological photography and presentation of scientific data.
  • May design special equipment and processing formulas.
  • May specialize in a particular technique, such as cinematography, color photography, or photomicrography.
  • May specialize in a particular field, such as medicine, and be designated medical photographer.
Biological Photographer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Photographers

Job family population: 49,320

Estimated population of Biological Photographer jobs: 6,181

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,843
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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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