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Industrial Hygienist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$91,385 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Industrial Hygienist is $91,385 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Industrial Hygienist is between $64,613 and $113,235. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Industrial Hygienist. 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

  • Coordinates and plans health program in industrial plant or governmental organization to recognize, eliminate, and control occupational health hazards and diseases.
  • Collects samples of dust, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis.
  • Investigates adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions that may affect employee health, comfort, or efficiency.
  • Conducts evaluations of exposure to ionized and nonionized radiation and to noise, and recommends measures to ensure maximum employee protection.
  • Work requires completion of four-year college degree in the field of industrial hygiene.
Industrial Hygienist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Job family population: 81,330

Estimated population of Industrial Hygienist jobs: 75,629

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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...

Industrial Hygienist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Environmental Health Safety Manager
Jun 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Woodland Solutions, Inc.
Conduct both safety & ergonomic related risk assessments for risk control, directives, equipment, industrial hygiene, PPE, chemicals, emergency drill, and regulatory compliance * Lead implementation ...
Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
SMS Assist
Bachelors Degree in Environmental Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health or related * 3-5 years environmental, safety or health experience * EPA and OSHA ...
EHS Manager
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
FDRsafety, LLC
Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Engineering, or Industrial Hygiene. 5-7 years of management experience within an Occupational Health and Safety role Company ...
Plant EHS Manager
May 8
Bridgeview, IL, USA
Pactiv Foodservice/Food Packaging
QUALIFICATIONS: * BS degree, preferably in safety, industrial hygiene, or environmental related discipline and 7+ years of related experience. * Demonstrated computer literacy with knowledge of word ...
May 17
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Major in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene or Environmental Engineering
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