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Research Scientist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $68,300 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Research Analysis and Clinical Research. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$40,372 - $96,064
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $68,299
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,372 - $96,064  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,101  
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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$40,222 - $97,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 25%

Clinical Research
up arrow 20%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average
$67,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Product Development
up arrow 17%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%