Average Entry-Level Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$44,304
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$2,250
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chicago, Illinois is $44,304.
10%
$38k
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$44k
90%
$65k
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Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associate Tasks
  • Design, perform, and evaluate experiments and their results.
  • Create presentations, diagrams, and graphs to convey results to funders, the public and other researchers.
  • Write up results in lab notebooks as well as for publication.
  • Maintain, inspect, and use laboratory and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Postdoctoral Research Associate

An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,195 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,161 based on 17 salaries.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.0% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 44 survey responses.
Early Career
61.4%
Mid Career
38.6%

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