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Histologist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$60,235 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$964

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Histologist is $60,235 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Histologist is between $43,753 and $73,963. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Histologist. 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:
  • Examines and prepares histologic slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and patient diagnosis.
  • Uses rapid tissue processing and frozen section technique to freeze, cut, mount, and stain tissue specimen received from surgery, biopsy, and anatomical tissues upon preparation of sections of human or animal tissue for immediate examination.
  • Operates computerized laboratory equipment to fix, dehydrate, and infiltrate with wax, tissue specimens to be preserved for study by Pathologist.
Histologist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 157,970

Estimated population of Histologist jobs: 20,116

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,829
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Histologist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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