Research Analyst in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Research Analyst in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $55,457 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Project Management, Policy Analysis, and Technical Writing. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$38,951 - $77,630
$39K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,457
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50%
90%

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$13.88 - $22.53
$20
MEDIAN: $19.58
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,951 - $77,630  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $15,456  
Total Pay (?
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$37,696 - $80,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.58  
   
Overtime
$24.91  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$193.92 - $15,456  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,696 - $80,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Research Analyst

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Research Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲46%

▲26%

National Average
$55,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Research Analyst Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲37%

Statistical Analysis
▲22%

Project Management
▲19%

Policy Analysis
▲14%

Technical Writing
▲11%

SPSS
▲10%

Microsoft Office
▲8%


Presentations
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$55,000


Online Research
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Database Management & Reporting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 11%