Average Molecular Biologist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$85,000
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$1,017
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The average salary for a Molecular Biologist in Chicago, Illinois is $85,000.
25%
$70k
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$85k
75%
$95k
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$70k - $95k
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$34k - $99k

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Job Description for Molecular Biologist

Molecular Biologist Tasks
  • Research, identify, and test processes to improve formulations and technologies to create products.
  • Create written and oral reports to convey findings, recommendations, and safety information.
  • Maintain chain of custody and proper storage for samples, performing general lab duties to meet standards.
  • Use scientific equipment to characterize specimens or products.

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Employees with Molecular Biologist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (41.2% less), Austin, Texas (40.2% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (36.5% less).