Research Associate salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

Average salary
$48,500/yr
Based on 212 income tax records
Total salary range: is $41,500 - $60,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Research Associates make?
The average total salary for a Research Associate is $48,500 per year. This is based on data from 212 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 $95,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Associate salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Chicago, IL
125 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$41K – $56K
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West Lafayette, IN
13 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$38K – $52K
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Madison, WI
95 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$34K – $49K
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Indianapolis, IN
23 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$38K – $52K
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Iowa City, IA
11 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$34K – $47K
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Kalamazoo, MI
23 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$39K – $46K
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Bloomington, IN
23 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$29K – $48K
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Champaign, IL
13 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$33K – $44K
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Milwaukee, WI
17 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$32K – $49K
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Urbana, IL
12 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$38K – $42K

Research Associate salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
27 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$48K – $55K
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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$39K – $52K
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University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
19 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$34K – $44K

Research Associate demographics in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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71% are single
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29% are married
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14% have kids
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21% own a home

Research Associate salaries by age in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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$13,625
$27,250
$40,875
$54,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

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

212 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research associate in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $48,500 per year. Research associate salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $20,500 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 212 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 ($53,500 a year), The University of Chicago ($44,000 a year), and University of Illinois ($41,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research associates near Chicago Metro Area, IL: Chicago, IL ($47,000 a year), West Lafayette, IN ($47,000 a year), and Madison, WI ($46,500 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.