A Research Associate (Unspecified Type) in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $45,547 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and SPSS. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$32,849 - $69,120
$33K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $45,547
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$10.15 - $15.26
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,849 - $69,120  
   
Bonus
$990 - $20,373  
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$30,830 - $70,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.00  
   
Overtime
$10.13  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$990 - $20,373  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,830 - $70,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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 Associate (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
063
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
7%
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Experience Affects Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

SPSS
up arrow 11%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Online Research
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Market Research
up arrow 3%

Biotechnology
up arrow 14%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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