Environmental Scientist Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

An Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $49,328 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Technical Writing. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$34,658 - $66,384
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MEDIAN: $49,327
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National Salary Data

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$34,658 - $66,384  
   
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$0.00 - $2,013  
Total Pay (?
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$35,482 - $67,959  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Technical Writing
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National Average
$50,000
Environmental Consulting
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Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 5%
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