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Scientist Atmospheric Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$103,507 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Scientist Atmospheric is $103,507 a year and $50 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Scientist Atmospheric is between $72,657 and $128,466. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Scientist Atmospheric. 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 the atmosphere physical characteristics, motions, and processes, and the way it affects the rest of our environment.
  • Utilizes results of studies to air pollution control, agriculture, air and sea transportation, defense, and forecasting weather.
  • Researches trends in the earth's climate such as global warming, droughts, or ozone depletion.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Scientist Atmospheric Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Job family population: 8,940

Estimated population of Scientist Atmospheric jobs: 8,218

Rate of error: 3.5%

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...

Scientist Atmospheric Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Microbiology Lab Technician
May 10
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Kelly Services
Every day, Kelly Scientific Resources connects scientific professionals with opportunities to ... Participate in creating and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork throughout the laboratory
Social Media Campaigner
May 8
Chicago, United States
We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the ... Familiarity with the political atmosphere and community dynamics within the regional states.
Metrology Technician
May 23
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Are you knowledgeable in measurement science and mathematics? Can you properly calibrate all ... atmospheric dispensers) ● Parenteral (auto-injectors, pens, safety devices & implanters) At ...
Tooling Technician
May 22
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
This includes scientific injection molding processing operations and automation equipment. Nemera ... atmospheric dispensers) ● Parenteral (auto-injectors, pens, safety devices & implanters) At ...
Automation or Molding Maintenance Technician
May 20
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
The company scope includes scientific injection molding processing operations and automation ... atmospheric dispensers) ● Parenteral (auto-injectors, pens, safety devices & implanters) At ...
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