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Plant Cytologist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$79,801 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plant Cytologist is $79,801 a year and $38 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Plant Cytologist is between $56,909 and $98,637. 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 plant and animal cells: selects and sections minute particles of animal or plant tissue for microscopic study, using microtome and other equipment and employs stain techniques to make cell structures visible or to differentiate parts: studies parts of cells and details of cell division into new cells, using microscope.
  • Analyzes cells concerned with reproduction, and means by which chromosomes divide or unite.
  • Studies formation of sperm and eggs in animal sex glands and origin of blood and tissue cells.
  • Conducts research in physiology of unicellular organisms, such as protozoa, to ascertain physical and chemical factors involved in growth.
  • Studies influence of physical and chemical factors upon malignant and normal cells.
  • Evaluates exfoliated, asperated, or abraded cells to assess hormonal status and presence of atypical or malignant changes.
  • May be designated according to specialty as animal cytologist; plant cytologist.
Plant Cytologist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Biochemists and Biophysicists

Job family population: 27,380

Estimated population of Plant Cytologist jobs: 2,698

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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