Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $68,222 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,570 - $97,695
(Median)
$41K
$68K
$98K
MEDIAN: $68,222
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,570 - $97,695  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,750  
Profit Sharing
$4,900  
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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$40,200 - $98,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 13%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average
$66,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Clinical Research
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Biotechnology
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Product Development
up arrow 12%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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