Research Scientist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $67,972 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Research Analysis and Data Analysis.

$41,567 - $97,170
(Median)
$42K
$68K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,971
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$0$33K$66K$99K
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$41,567 - $97,170  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,616  
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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$41,073 - $98,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 25%

Data Analysis
up arrow 22%

Clinical Research
up arrow 5%

National Average
$66,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Biotechnology
up arrow 8%

Product Development
up arrow 14%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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