Average Salary for University of Chicago Employees

University of Chicago is a colleges firm headquartered in Chicago, Ill. that hires for Otolaryngologist positions, Research Associate roles, and more. University of Chicago employees bring home $55K annually on average. At University of Chicago, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working factors into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60637


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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $61K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $46K annually on average.


Otolaryngologists are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $190K per year on average; Professors are next on the list, bringing in close to about $118K, followed by Business Managers earning approximately $60K and Executive Assistants making around $60K. On the lower end are Research Associates at $46K on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an American Board of Otolaryngology Member certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $189K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Licensed Lawyer can certainly pay off here; those folks make $107K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Medical Doctor (MD), Otolaryngology; University of Chicago awards around $187K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Program Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $72K per year. A garden variety skill at University of Chicago is Project Management; slightly less than one-fifth of University of Chicago's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Data Analysis, Budget Management, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only two-fifths of survey participants report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At University of Chicago, most workers have health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at University of Chicago are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for University of Chicago


67 %
33 %
$38,293 - $76,957
$35,764 - $90,997
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

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