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Scientific Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,929 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Scientific Helper is $41,929 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Scientific Helper is between $31,607 and $50,503. 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 duties according to type of research in which supervising scientist is engaged, such as collecting rock samples for study by geologist or plant specimens for study by botanist.
  • Prepares samples for analysis or examination and performs routine laboratory tests.
  • May participate in field explorations, such as mineralogical or geophysical expeditions.
  • May be designated according to field of scientific research.
Scientific Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Job family population: 66,890

Estimated population of Scientific Helper jobs: 9,664

Rate of error: 2.1%

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 2,705,994 (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...

Scientific Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Packager/Helper Operator
May 20
Kankakee, IL, USA
BASF Corporation
As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and ...
Software Engineer (Scientific Programming)
Mar 13
Evanston, IL, USA
Software Engineer (Scientific Programming) Dream of a job where you can apply your software ... We help major commercial and government clients develop alloys, coatings and other materials ...
Recruiting Coordinator - Contractor
May 7
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Integral Ad Science, Inc
You will also greet candidates, help manage recruiting workflow and generally be a utility player ... About Integral Ad Science Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global technology company that offers data ...
Data Scientist
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Fetch Rewards
Those that believe they can help us defeat the odds can forward a resume to b.simmons@fetchrewards.com. The Data Scientist will work closely with the VP of Analytics to ensure our projects are ...
PC/LAN IT Help Desk Technician
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Futuretech Staffing
... Science OR at least 6 months - 2 years of PC / LAN / IT Helpdesk experience * Experience with Active Directory, Office365, G-Suites, and Anti-Virus * Possess analytical and logical problem-solving ...
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