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  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 350
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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at University of Chicago for between five and 10 years earn $59K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of University of Chicago folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $49K per year.


Professors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $160K annually; Executive Assistants come in second with average earnings amounting to around $60K, while Financial Administrators and Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations rank near the top as well (approximately $54K and about $51K, respectively). Earning only approximately $40K on average, Research Associates make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

American Board of Otolaryngology Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $190K per year. Licensed Lawyers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $111K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in $92K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $65K annually. A garden variety skill at University of Chicago is Data Analysis; about an eighth of University of Chicago's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Budget Management, and Research Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, University of Chicago gives paid vacation to 45 percent and paid sick leave to 36 percent. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; University of Chicago sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Almost all respondents can count on health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for University of Chicago


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$40,152 - $71,804
$43,411 - $85,565

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$44,738 - $76,240
$39,454 - $74,154
$40,089 - $81,313
$38,562 - $89,321
$41,692 - $89,896

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5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60637


Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

University of Chicago pays its employees an average of $61,859 a year. Salaries at University of Chicago range from an average of $41,728 to $105,329 a year. University of Chicago employees with the job title Interventional Radiologist make the most with an average annual salary of $315,306, while employees with the title Teacher Aide make the least with an average annual salary of $23,249.

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