$28,200
Avg. Salary
$18.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) in Chicago, Illinois is $18.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) in Chicago, Illinois is $28,200 per year.

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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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$20,487 - $50,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $18.50
Annual Data $0$50K
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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$20,487 - $50,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)

Graduate research assistants (GRAs) are in charge of conducting research efforts at a graduate level, analyzing information, aggregating data, running calculations using spreadsheet software, and assisting professors, professionals, and other individuals in carrying out research and administrative tasks as needed.

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Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Tasks
  • Collect, validate and analyze data.
  • Maintain, calibrate, clean and update instruments and programs.
  • Research and write papers, summaries, presentations and documentation.
  • Create models, simulations and programs to analyze and disseminate data or findings.
  • Plan and execute research activities.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
83%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 50%