Environmental Scientist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $51,395 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.

$34,658 - $66,384
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$66K
MEDIAN: $51,395
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$0$23K$46K$69K
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$34,658 - $66,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,978 - $68,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 12%

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 4%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 6%
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