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Laboratory Analyst Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,579 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laboratory Analyst is $49,579 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Laboratory Analyst is between $37,071 and $59,970. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Laboratory Analyst. 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

  • Performs laboratory analyses on samples and related work associated with field monitoring and sampling.
  • Tests and assesses raw materials, in-process samples, and products such as chemicals to determine stability, purity, chemical content, and other characteristics, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
  • Records test results and conveys status of test results to internal customers.
Laboratory Analyst Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chemical Technicians

Job family population: 64,550

Estimated population of Laboratory Analyst jobs: 26,687

Rate of error: 1.9%

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...

Laboratory Analyst Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Laboratory Analyst
Jun 9
Chicago Heights, United States
Zoetis, Inc.
This position is responsible for supporting laboratory operation using technical ability to run routine samples with limited supervision. HPLC, microbiological, UV or other instrumental techniques ...
Laboratory Technician (Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymer Science)
Jun 20
North Chicago, IL, USA
The Fountain Group
Minimum 3 years industry experience in a laboratory setting Must Have Bachelor's or Master's Degree ... Conducts chemical analysis of polymers, reagents, raw materials, resins and additives by FTIR.
Laboratory Technician
May 30
Great Lakes, IL, USA
The Lab Technician will conduct analysis in the PHC laboratory environment, supporting clinical and scientific research initiatives as directed by NMCPHC leadership and staff. Lab Technicians will ...
Director Hospital Laboratory
Jun 21
Chicago, IL, USA
(unknown company)
... analytical testing, including molecular diagnostics. We also offer 24-hour turnaround on most ... laboratory operations in a cost effective, quality and service oriented manner Position ...
Quality Lab Technician
Jun 4
Richton Park, IL, USA
Kelly Services
Responsible for performing general laboratory analysis and instrumentation of production samples and prioritization of general work flow. * Enters samples * Perform sample preparation and analytical ...
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