Scientist salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
$75,500/yr
Based on 173 income tax records
$33,000
$174,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$67K
 
$92K
 
$91K
$33,000
$174,000
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $75,500 per year. This is based on data from 173 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $33,000 to $174,000 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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Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Uchicago Argonne, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$79K – $156K
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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
25 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$39K – $183K
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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
33 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$28K – $135K

Scientist demographics in Chicago, IL

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62% are single
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38% are married
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23% have kids
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31% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Chicago, IL

173 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Chicago, IL is $75,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $33,000 to $174,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 173 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Chicago, IL: Uchicago Argonne ($114,500 a year), The University of Chicago ($69,000 a year), and Northwestern University ($51,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Chicago, IL: Arlington Heights, IL ($121,500 a year), Naperville, IL ($110,500 a year), and Oak Park, IL ($106,500 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.