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Scientist Materials Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$102,951 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Scientist Materials is $102,951 a year and $49 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Scientist Materials is between $72,371 and $127,776. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Scientist Materials. 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

  • Researches and studies the structures and chemical properties of materials to develop new products or enhance existing products.
  • Heads scientific studies for understanding, characterizing, and developing materials leading to potential uses for the benefit of science and emerging technologies.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Scientist Materials Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Materials Scientists

Job family population: 7,470

Estimated population of Scientist Materials jobs: 4,767

Rate of error: 5.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Scientist Materials Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Materials Science - Metallurgy, Advanced Manufacturing - Postdoctoral Researcher
Apr 9
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Lawrence Livermore National Security
Materials Science - Metallurgy, Advanced Manufacturing - Postdoctoral Researcher Location: Livermore, CA Category: Post Docs
Public Relations Account Executive
Apr 25
Effectively reviews and interprets scientific material into communications strategies and tactics that resonate with specific audiences, including scientists, C-suite executives of medical and health ...
Junior Trader, Asian Shift - G
Feb 23
Chicago, United States
Next Step Systems
... Material Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or related technical field while displaying a strong academic performance. Keywords Chicago IL Jobs, Junior Trader, CC++, Java, C, Python, Multi ...
Chemical/Material Science Engineer
Mar 28
North Chicago, IL, USA
The Fountain Group
Must have a BS in Biomedical, Mechanical or Chemical/Material Science Engineering. ... Must have 2 years experience hands on mechanical aptitude/ Mechanical testing of materials ...
Materials Engineering Program Manager
May 15
Lake Forest, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
The Materials Engineering Program Manager is responsible for development of a materials strategy ... Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering or technical discipline Minimum of 10-15 years of ...
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