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Biochemistry Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 5 schools where biochemistry faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago's biochemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biochemistry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Biochemistry Employment

Chicago 6,650
Illinois 11,480

Exactly 6,650 of the 11,480 biochemistry professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. There has been a 1% decline in the number of biochemistry professionals in Chicago between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for biochemistry professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Biochemistry employment growth

10,780 13,690 12,810 14,180 11,480
6,720 8,440 7,890 7,930 6,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Biochemistry VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$54,705 $61,835 $64,950 $69,790 $63,313
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for biochemistry professionals in Chicago have increased. In 2010 Chicago biochemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $63,313. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biochemistry professionals in Chicago was $54,705 per year. The growth in the salary of biochemistry professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Chicago

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Biochemistry professionals in Chicago earn a median salary of $59,670 per year. The 10% of biochemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,247 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 135% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Chicago

Biomedical Engineering

Biochemistry professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biochemistry schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's biochemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited biochemistry schools in the city.

Biochemistry Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in biochemistry offered by Chicago's biochemistry schools.

Student Completed Biochemistry Degrees In Chicago


In 2010 approximately 79 students graduated from biochemistry courses.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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