Research Assistant salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
$35,000/yr
Based on 176 income tax records
$17,000
$58,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$36K
 
$32K
$17,000
$58,500
How much do Research Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Research Assistant is $35,000 per year. This is based on data from 176 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Assistant salary can vary between $17,000 to $58,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
Learn more about Mint Salary
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

Research Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
icon
The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
39 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$18K – $51K
icon
Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
40 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$17K – $48K
icon
Rush University Medical Center, Cook County, IL
14 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$20K – $37K
icon
University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
22 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$20K – $38K

Research Assistant demographics in Chicago, IL

single icon
88% are single
married icon
12% are married
have kids icon
3% have kids
own a home icon
7% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Assistants in Chicago, IL

176 full-time salaries from 2019
mint phone
Earn what you deserve.
Other research assistants track salary trends in Mint, you should too.
FAQS
The average salary for a research assistant in Chicago, IL is $35,000 per year. Research assistant salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $17,000 to $58,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 176 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research assistants near Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago ($37,500 a year), Northwestern University ($34,000 a year), and Rush University Medical Center ($32,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research assistants near Chicago, IL: Chicago, IL ($35,000 a year), Evanston, IL ($33,000 a year), and Milwaukee, WI ($30,000 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.