Share this page: 

Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Life, Physical, and Social Sciences Occupations - Chicago Metro Area

Click on an occupation in the table below for more detailed information:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences
Occupations
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Life Scientists
Animal Scientists 30 0.0 0.4 $67,320
Food Scientists and Technologists 360 0.1 0.8 $70,810
Soil and Plant Scientists 160 0.0 0.3 $60,390
Biochemists and Biophysicists N/A N/A N/A $91,280
Microbiologists 670 0.1 1.0 $48,720
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 140 0.0 0.3 $63,590
Other Biological Scientists 450 0.1 0.4 $88,230
Conservation Scientists 190 0.0 0.3 $58,500
Foresters 80 0.0 0.3 $62,250
Epidemiologists 150 0.0 0.8 $73,930
Medical Scientists 2,580 0.6 0.7 $61,220
Other Life Scientist 350 0.1 1.4 $84,070
Physical Scientists
Physicists 640 0.1 1.2 $117,020
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 90 0.0 0.3 $100,630
Chemists 3,080 0.7 1.1 $72,130
Materials Scientists 280 0.1 1.1 $98,520
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,350 0.5 0.9 $81,220
Geoscientists 170 0.0 0.2 $92,420
Hydrologists 70 0.0 0.3 $65,730
Other Physical Scientists 470 0.1 0.8 $90,810
Social Scientists and Related
 • click here for Social Sciences and Related Occupations
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
 • click here for Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
Search Millions of Jobs
What Where

Job Openings