Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $68,548 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$36,787 - $108,866
$37K
$69K
$110K
MEDIAN: $68,548
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$36,787 - $108,866  
   
Bonus
$1,030 - $15,050  
Profit Sharing
$4,900  
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$36,748 - $112,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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 Scientist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$69,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Technical Writing
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Research Analysis
▼10%

Project Management
▼12%

Clinical Research
▼13%

Data Analysis
▼14%

Product Development
▼15%

Biotechnology
▼19%

Microsoft Office
▼29%

Molecular Biology
▼35%

Neuroscience
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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