Professor salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
$95,000/yr
Based on 519 income tax records
$36,000
$283,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$77K
 
$89K
 
$99K
 
$107K
$36,000
$283,500
How much do Professors make?
The average total salary for a Professor is $95,000 per year. This is based on data from 519 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Professor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Professor salary can vary between $36,000 to $283,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Professor salary by location

Professor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
123 income tax records
$148,500/yr
$65K – $421K
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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
115 income tax records
$148,000/yr
$74K – $455K
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Illinois Institute Of Technology, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$134,500/yr
$83K – $212K
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University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
86 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$66K – $219K
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Oakton Community College, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$62K – $122K
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Loyola University Chicago, Cook County, IL
55 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$55K – $176K
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DePaul University, Cook County, IL
52 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$34K – $208K
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City Colleges Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
28 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$23K – $129K
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Northeastern Illinois University, Cook County, IL
22 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$55K – $111K
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The Art Institute Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
15 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$22K – $145K
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Columbia College Chicago, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$52K – $149K
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Governors State University, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$45K – $93K

Professor demographics in Chicago, IL

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46% are single
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54% are married
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37% have kids
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63% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Professors in Chicago, IL

519 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a professor in Chicago, IL is $95,000 per year. Professor salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $36,000 to $283,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 519 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as professor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for professors near Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago ($148,500 a year), Northwestern University ($148,000 a year), and Illinois Institute of Technology ($134,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for professors near Chicago, IL: Wilmette, IL ($139,000 a year), Middleton, WI ($138,000 a year), and West Lafayette, IN ($127,000 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.