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Average Salary for University of Chicago Employees

University of Chicago is a colleges firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that hires for Grants Administrator positions, Operations Project Manager roles, and more. A salary of $55K per year is the going rate at University of Chicago. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at University of Chicago. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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[-]Grants Administrator (5)
$38,031 - $64,393  
[-]Grants Administrator (5)
Salary$38,792 - $62,678  
Total Pay$38,031 - $64,393  
[+]Project Manager, Operations (4)
$41,074 - $82,615  
[+]Project Manager, Operations (4)
Salary$42,032 - $80,514  
Total Pay$41,074 - $82,615  
[+]Otolaryngologist (4)
$144,531 - $306,348  
[+]Otolaryngologist (4)
Salary$145,048 - $312,835  
Bonus$1,717 - $24,212  
Total Pay$144,531 - $306,348  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (4)
$53,927 - $94,649  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (4)
Total Pay$53,927 - $94,649  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60637

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at University of Chicago for between five and ten years haul in $60K on average. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the University of Chicago workforce (36 percent) has a tenure of one to four years and earns approximately $48K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Otolaryngologists — their earnings average $195K. Business Managers are a close second at around $60K along with Financial Administrators ($54K) and Operations Project Managers (about $54K). Near the bottom at University of Chicago are Student Services Coordinators, pulling in just $42K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $190K for American Board of Otolaryngology Members; non-accredited workers make much less. OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of around $99K per year. Those with a medical degree at University of Chicago come out on top, and their salaries approach $190K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $75K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; slightly less than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Budget Management, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only half of workers. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. University of Chicago provides health insurance to almost all employees, and a fair portion of workers do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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based on 51 votes.

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