Science Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does a Science Engineer make in Chicago, IL? The average Science Engineer salary in Chicago, IL is $80,886 as of June 27, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $73,434 and $89,763. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Science Engineer

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Job Openings for Science Engineer in Chicago, IL
Environmental Protection Agency - Chicago , IL
... scientific or engineering information for the development, negotiation and litigation of both civil and criminal enforcement matters. - Assist senior enforcement officers to provide regulatory ...
Nexxt - 7 days ago
Aclat Inc - Chicago , IL
... science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience and technical training Nice to haves Serverless framework. Git, Behavior Driven Development, REST and RESTful APIs, SQL ... - 6 days ago
The Goodkind Group - Chicago , IL
... Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a closely related field 5+ years risk systems development experience Python andor C knowledge (expert level) Large scale data and database experience Experience ... - 5 days ago
Ikon Info Science Private Limited - Chicago , IL
We are currently hiring Sr. Core Java Developer for the location of Chicago, IL. If it creates some ... Ikon info Science LLC 13589 Marmolada, Frisco, TX 75035 Phone 469-574-2006 Email ... - 4 days ago
Next Step Systems - Northbrook , IL
Software Engineer Deployment Engineer We are focused on the Software Engineer Deployment Engineer ... Sciences, Information Technology or related field. - 5 days ago
Talentstorm Recruiting - Chicago , IL
Lead Machine Learning (ML) Engineer will partner with data scientists, DBAs and other Software Engineers to design, build, and deploy state-of-the-art machine learning to help drive accurate and ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago