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diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject in order to discover or revise facts, theories, applications
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Research Universities by Salary Potential

Research institutions are known for academic opportunities, but how well do they prepare you for a lucrative career? See our ranking.
Top 10 Research Universities by Salary Potential
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Annual pay for bachelor’s graduates without higher degrees. Typical starting graduates have two years of experience; mid-career graduates have 15 years. See full methodology.
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Research Universities by Salary Potential – Full List
Methodology
This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data for bachelor's graduates without higher degrees who are full-time employees in the United States. These results may not represent all attendees of these colleges. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable, but does not include equity (stock) compensation.
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