Scientist salary in Illinois

Average salary
Based on 595 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $90,000 per year. This is based on data from 595 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $33,000 to $214,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Uchicago Argonne, Illinois
54 income tax records
$79K – $196K
Fermi Research Alliance, Illinois
22 income tax records
$80K – $200K
Abbott Molecular, Illinois
11 income tax records
$68K – $151K
Abbott, Illinois
33 income tax records
$71K – $236K
Qtg Development, Illinois
10 income tax records
$68K – $126K
Department Of The Interior, Illinois
10 income tax records
$55K – $102K
Rush University Medical Center, Illinois
11 income tax records
$48K – $140K
The University Of Chicago, Illinois
28 income tax records
$39K – $183K
Northwestern University, Illinois
35 income tax records
$28K – $142K
University Of Illinois, Illinois
26 income tax records
$23K – $137K
ADM, Illinois
11 income tax records
$35K – $100K

Scientist demographics in Illinois

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43% are single
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57% are married
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43% have kids
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57% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Illinois

595 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Illinois is $90,000 per year. Scientist salaries in Illinois can vary between $33,000 to $214,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 595 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists in Illinois: Uchicago Argonne ($115,000 a year), Fermi Research Alliance ($111,500 a year), and Abbott Molecular ($110,000 a year).

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