Average Salary for University of Chicago Employees

University of Chicago is a colleges firm headquartered in Chicago, Ill. that hires for Assistant Director of Career Services positions, Executive Assistant roles, and more. Compensation for University of Chicago employees is around $56K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at University of Chicago fluctuate depending on your role at the company; your experience level also matters, but to a lesser degree. 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 around $60K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of University of Chicago employees (30 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $52K per year on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Business Systems Analysts, Executive Assistants, Operations Managers, and Assistant Directors of Career Services; while the first receives the highest median pay at $82K annually, the other salaries come in at $65K, $60K, and about $53K, respectively. Earning only $40K on average, Research Associates make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $99K per year. Regarding salaries and education, University of Chicago pays those with a Doctorate (PhD) the most — $120K.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $62K annually. Data Analysis is regularly seen around here; around an eighth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, Research Analysis, and Event Planning round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 42 percent receiving paid vacation and more than a third of workers receiving sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At University of Chicago, a solid majority of employees have health insurance, and a strong majority of employees have dental coverage. University of Chicago also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for University of Chicago


73 %
27 %
$39,370 - $69,481
$42,253 - $92,074

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$39,453 - $77,116
$39,345 - $71,772
$40,223 - $78,611
$37,873 - $84,426
$43,747 - $87,732
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