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Scientist Animal Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$79,874 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Scientist Animal is $79,874 a year and $38 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Scientist Animal is between $56,961 and $98,728. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Scientist Animal. 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

  • Develops better, more efficient ways of producing and processing meat, poultry, eggs, and milk through the study of genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of animals.
  • Develops improved practices in feeding, housing, sanitation, and parasite and disease control.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Typically requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in field of specialty.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Scientist Animal Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Animal Scientists

Job family population: 2,550

Estimated population of Scientist Animal jobs: 181

Rate of error: 6.5%

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Scientist Animal Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Oncology Medical Science Liaison - Lung - IL, MN, WI
May 15
Chicago, United States
Merck & Co.
... animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that ... Scientific exchange does not include promotional claims about any drug, vaccine or biologic product.
Technician - Trapping, Wildlife Control & Carpentry
Apr 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Service Industry - Pest and Wildlife
We work with wildlife and people alike to solve animal related issues in environmentally conscious ... Sciences * Military or job related experience is also accepted, e.g., wildlife and/or forestry ...
Business Development
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
The VET Recruiter ®
We specialize in the Animal Health and Nutrition, Veterinary, Agribusiness, Life Sciences & Pet Products industries and are industry insiders. By being on the front lines talking with hundreds of ...
Assistant Chemist
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Messina Group
... animal studies; weighing, mixing, and preparing solutions and suspensions. Works under aseptic ... Passion for research, chemistry and science Job Details: * Hours are M-F from 8:15 to 5:00 Company ...
Software Engineer
Apr 24
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
... and animal health products, then apply immediately! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. We strive to ... NET - C++ - Windows Forms - Firmware - WCF - WPF - Bachelor of Science in C.S. or related field ...
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