Quantitative Researcher Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Quantitative Researcher is $79,948 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Modeling and Statistical Analysis.
Quantitative Researcher Total Pay (?
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$40,905 - $132,858
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MEDIAN: $79,947
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Quantitative Researcher Total Pay (?
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$11.00 - $101.74
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$40,905 - $132,858  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $64,341  
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $5,139  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,886 - $162,154  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $101.74  
   
Overtime
$29.48 - $101.74  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $64,341  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $5,139  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,886 - $162,154  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Job Description for Quantitative Researcher
Quantitative researchers analyze compiled data to develop improvements to existing business models and/or develop and implement new business models. These researchers work in a variety of fields, especially in science and finance. They often collaborate with data scientists, researchers, engineers, and other experts with the shared goal of solving business challenges in a constantly changing market; these collaborative efforts are usually called a research team. Quantitative researchers are responsible for structuring and presenting the analyzed data to relevant parties within the business. Quantitative researchers generally work in an office environment in front of a computer, although work from home opportunities do exist as well (which are normally hired on a contract basis).
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Quantitative Researcher Tasks
  • Identify tactics to reduce noise in data and increase rigor of analyses.
  • Create and utilize statistical tools, models, and algorithms to answer questions and detect trends.
  • Work with large datasets to import, clean, format, and understand their contents..
  • Predict and document trends, problems, and areas for further analysis.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quantitative Researcher
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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New York
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Boston
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National Average
$81,000
Washington
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Experience Affects Quantitative Researcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 85%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$81,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Quantitative Researcher Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 34%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 13%
National Average
$81,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 2%
Research Analysis
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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