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Chemist Biological Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$112,434 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

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The average pay for a Chemist Biological is $112,434 a year and $54 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chemist Biological is between $78,809 and $139,545. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Chemist Biological. 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

  • Studies the complex chemistry of life and chemical composition of living things.
  • Analyzes complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity.
  • Determines action of substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms through conducting research.
Chemist Biological Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Biochemists and Biophysicists

Job family population: 27,380

Estimated population of Chemist Biological jobs: 2,794

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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 2,716,450 (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...

Chemist Biological Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Regulatory Specialist
May 8
Niles, IL, USA
Various other administrative duties as assigned The Ideal Candidate... · Bachelor's Degree in chemistry, biology, food science, nutrition or other related field · 1-2 years' experience in a ...
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Interest in chemistry, biology, psychology, general science and algebra * High attention to detail REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S) Skilled Technical (ST): 101, General Technical (GT): 107 Learn more about ...
Laboratory Technician
May 16
Naperville, IL, USA
Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology or related science discipline. * Computer literate - MS Office Suite (Note: Must have MS Excel experience!) * Familiar with standard laboratory practices.
Quality Technician
May 9
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
Hire Excellence
QUALITY TECHNICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES: · Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, or Food Safety background a plus. · Ability to use testing instrumentation. · Attention to detail. · Proficient in MS Word ...
Sr. Chemical Engineer - Des Plaines
Mar 24
Des Plaines, Illinois, USA
Honeywell Intelligrated
You will apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. You will ...
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