Research Associate salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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Based on 252 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Research Associate is $49,000 per year. This is based on data from 252 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Associate and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Associate salary can vary between $20,500 to $96,000 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 Metro Area, IL

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70% are single
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30% are married
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16% have kids
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22% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Associates in Chicago Metro Area, IL

252 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research associate in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $49,000 per year. Research associate salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $20,500 to $96,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 252 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research associate.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research associates near Chicago Metro Area, 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 Metro Area, IL: West Lafayette, IN ($53,500 a year), Indianapolis, IN ($49,500 a year), and Madison, WI ($48,500 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.