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Wood Technologist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$79,788 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wood Technologist is $79,788 a year and $38 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Wood Technologist is between $57,063 and $98,541. 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 and enhances methods of seasoning, preservation, and treating wood with substances to increase resistance to wear, fire, fungi, insects, and marine borers.
  • Plans and researches to determine composition, properties, behavior, utilization, development, treatments, and processing methods of wood and wood products.
  • Analyzes physical, chemical, and biological properties of wood.
  • Studies methods of curing wood to determine best and most economical procedure.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Wood Technologist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Soil and Plant Scientists

Job family population: 14,180

Estimated population of Wood Technologist jobs: 1,067

Rate of error: 4.7%

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...

Wood Technologist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Jun 19
Chicago, IL, USA
APEX Wood Floors
Apex Wood Floors seeks to fill an ESTIMATOR / SALES SUPPORT position at our River North Design ... Utilize Bluebeam (to create tech drawing take-offs) and Co-Construct (software launching company ...
IT Technical Associate (Slate/Application Developer)
Jun 3
Chicago, IL, USA
University of Illinois at Chicago
Wood Street M/C 862 Chicago IL 60612 Attn: IT Technical Associate (Slate App Dev) Please upload all valid certifications and transcripts within the document section of your online application. All ...
Jr. Application Developer - .NET
Jun 1
Wood Dale, United States
SNI Technology
NET Wood Dale Contract-to-Hire SNI Technology is currently working with a rapidly growing company in the Chicagoland area that is looking for a Jr. Application Developer to join their growing ...
Service Scheduler
Jun 12
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Description Videojet Technologies, Inc. is seeking a talented & dynamic individual to fill the position of Field Service Schedule Coordinator (SCC) located in Wood Dale, Illinois. This is an exciting ...
Recruiting Coordinator
Jun 24
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Sunrise Systems Inc
Our client, a leading medical technology company is looking for a recruiting coordinator for a 12 months contract role located in Wood Dale, IL. This role will be supporting 3 recruiters in the group ...
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