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What is the average salary for Materials Scientists in Illinois?

Materials Scientists earn an average hourly wage of $42.11. Hourly wages typically start from $23.92 and go up to $60.50. Materials Scientists earn an average salary of $87,590 per year. Salaries typically start from $49,750 and go up to $125,840.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Materials Scientists in Illinois earn:

$60.50 an hour $125,840 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Materials Scientists in Illinois earn:

$52.43 an hour $109,050 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Materials Scientists in Illinois earn:

$43.00 an hour $89,450 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Materials Scientists in Illinois earn:

$31.10 an hour $64,680 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Materials Scientists in Illinois earn:

$23.92 an hour $49,750 per year

Historical salary for Materials Scientists in Illinois

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