Research Associate salary in Chicago, IL

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The average total salary for a Research Associate is $47,500 per year. This is based on data from 154 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Associate and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Associate salary can vary between $22,500 to $95,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Associate salary by company

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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
30 income tax records
$32K – $75K
The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
13 income tax records
$38K – $69K
University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
26 income tax records
$18K – $57K

Research Associate demographics in Chicago, IL

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80% are single
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20% are married
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7% have kids
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14% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Associates in Chicago, IL

154 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research associate in Chicago, IL is $47,500 per year. Research associate salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $22,500 to $95,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 154 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research associate.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research associates near Chicago, IL: Northwestern University ($50,500 a year), The University of Chicago ($50,500 a year), and University of Illinois ($42,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research associates near Chicago, IL: West Lafayette, IN ($53,500 a year), Madison, WI ($48,500 a year), and Milwaukee, WI ($48,000 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.