Graduate Research Assistant salary in Chicago, IL

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Based on 69 income tax records
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How much do Graduate Research Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Graduate Research Assistant is $29,500 per year. This is based on data from 69 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Graduate Research Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Graduate Research Assistant salary can vary between $18,000 to $46,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Graduate Research Assistant salary by company

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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
13 income tax records
$21K – $40K
Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$23K – $42K
University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
20 income tax records
$20K – $32K

Graduate Research Assistant demographics in Chicago, IL

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79% are single
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21% are married
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2% have kids
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7% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Graduate Research Assistants in Chicago, IL

69 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a graduate research assistant in Chicago, IL is $29,500 per year. Graduate research assistant salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $18,000 to $46,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 69 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as graduate research assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for graduate research assistants near Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago ($38,000 a year), Northwestern University ($33,500 a year), and University of Illinois ($27,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for graduate research assistants near Chicago, IL: Evanston, IL ($33,500 a year), Milwaukee, WI ($31,000 a year), and South Bend, IN ($31,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.