Average Research Technologist Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$18.35
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The average hourly pay for a Research Technologist in Chicago, Illinois is $18.35.
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$15.32
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$18.35
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$20.08
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MEDIAN $18.35
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $20
Total Pay
$32,101 - $42,865

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Job Description for Research Technologist

Research Technologist Tasks
  • Prepare, conduct, and evaluate experiments.
  • Operate and calibrate lab equipment to collect appropriate data for each experiment.
  • Collect and analyze data, participating in verification, and testing protocols.
  • Maintain and care for equipment and laboratory, including updating databases and general stocks.

Popular Employer Salaries for Research Technologist

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Research Technologist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Research Technologist
Research Associate (Unspecified Type)
Research Scientist
Epidemiology Specialist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Research Technologist

Skills that pay less than market rate include PCR Analysis, Research Analysis and Molecular Biology.

Pay by Experience Level for Research Technologist

An early career Research Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.38 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Research Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.13 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Research Technologist in their job title in State College, Pennsylvania earn an average of 49.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (39.1% more) and Rochester, Minnesota (24.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (20.9% less) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
75.0%
Mid Career
25.0%