Research Scientist Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $65,106 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 Data Analysis. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$40,198 - $95,071
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MEDIAN: $65,105
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$40,198 - $95,071  
   
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$0.00 - $10,137  
Total Pay (?
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$39,999 - $97,099  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 29%
Data Analysis
up arrow 16%
National Average
$65,000
Biotechnology
up arrow 3%
Product Development
up arrow 15%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 18%

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Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 9%
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