Food Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a Food Scientist in Chicago, Illinois is $50,868 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Product Development, and Microsoft Excel. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$40,406 - $87,753
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$61K
$88K
MEDIAN: $60,882
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Salary $40,406 - $87,753
Bonus $3,052
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$40,406 - $92,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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%

Food Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Food Scientist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Food Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Food Scientist Salaries

Project Management
▲5%

National Average
$65,000

Product Development
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None:
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