Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $50,230 per year. A skill in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$32,973 - $64,420
(Median)
$33K
$50K
$64K
MEDIAN: $50,229
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$32,973 - $64,420  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
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$33,167 - $65,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 13%

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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