Research Director in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Research Director in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $114,282 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,094 - $160,940
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MEDIAN: $114,282
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$31,094 - $160,940  
   
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$2,027 - $39,453  
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$31,094 - $184,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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 Director

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research Director Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

National Average
$114,000

Mid-Career
▼28%

Skills That Affect Research Director Salaries

Data Analysis
▲47%

Market Research
▲1%

People Management
▲1%

National Average
$114,000

Project Management
▼28%

Research Analysis
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None:
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