Chemist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Chemist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $56,469 per year. A skill in Product Development is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$39,765 - $75,396
$40K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $56,197
10%
50%
90%

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$13.50 - $26.96
$14
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.44
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50%
90%

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$0$76K
Salary $39,765 - $75,396
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,817
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,303 - $76,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.50 - $26.96
Overtime $27.37
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,817
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,303 - $76,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Chemist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chemist

Pay by Experience for a Chemist has a positive trend. An entry-level Chemist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chemist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Chemist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 6 salaries. A Chemist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Chemist

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Chemist Salaries

Late-Career
▲68%

Experienced
▲46%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$50,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Chemist Salaries

Product Development
▲16%

Technical Analysis
▲9%

Process Improvement
▲9%

Research Analysis
▲2%

National Average
$50,000

Data Analysis
▼8%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%
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