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Average Salary for Chemist in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary of a(n) Chemist in Chicago, Illinois is $88,375.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Chemist in Chicago, Illinois is $42.49.

The average bonus of a(n) Chemist in Chicago, Illinois is $2,474.00.

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Researches, analyzes, synthesizes, and experiments on substances, for such purposes as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and improvement of analytical methodologies. Excludes paraprofessional chemists. Devises new equipment, and develops formulas, processes, and methods for solution of technical problems. Analyzes organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, utilizing such techniques as chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry. Induces changes in composition of substances by introduction of heat, light, energy, and chemical catalysts. Conducts research on manufactured products to develop and improve products. Conducts research into composition, structure, properties, relationships, and reactions of matter. Confers with scientists and engineers regarding research, and prepares technical papers and reports. Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests. Less

Researches, analyzes, synthesizes, and experiments on substances, for such purposes as product and process development and application, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and improvement of analytical methodologies. Excludes paraprofessional chemists. Devises new equipment, and develops formulas, processes, and methods for solution... More

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