An Entry-Level Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $61,000 per year.

$34,146 - $102,073
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$34,146 - $102,073  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$7,450  
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$34,465 - $103,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Data Analysis
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Biotechnology
up arrow 12%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 15%

Research Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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