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How much does a Biochemist make in Illinois?

Average Biochemist Hourly Wage in Illinois

Biochemists earn a median hourly wage of $40.84. Hourly wages typically start from $30.69 and go up to $74.99.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Biochemist Yearly Salary in Illinois

Biochemists earn a median salary of $84,960 per year. Salaries typically start from $63,830 and go up to $155,970.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

71%
Full-Time
29%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
265
RATINGS
Biochemists average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Biochemists in the 57th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Biochemist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Biochemist Earnings

The highest earning Biochemists in Illinois earn:

$74.99
an hour
$155,970
per year
Senior Biochemist Earnings

Senior Biochemists in Illinois earn:

$57.93
an hour
$120,500
per year
Experienced Biochemist Earnings

Experienced Biochemists in Illinois earn:

$40.84
an hour
$84,960
per year
Junior Biochemist Earnings

Junior Biochemists in Illinois earn:

$34.04
an hour
$70,810
per year
Starting Biochemist Earnings

Starting Biochemists in Illinois earn:

$30.69
an hour
$63,830
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Biochemist salary comparison

Biochemists earn more than 82% percent of Science careers in Illinois. Biochemist salaries are in the top 77% of all careers in Illinois.

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Historical salary for Biochemists in Illinois

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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