Quantitative Researcher Salary

Generous salaries abound for Quantitative Researchers in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($101K) per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Male Quantitative Researchers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,253 - $152,502
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MEDIAN: $100,809
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$48,253 - $152,502  
   
Bonus
$509 - $50,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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$46,096 - $193,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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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

  • Work with large datasets to import, clean, format, and understand their contents..
  • Predict and document trends, problems, and areas for further analysis.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quantitative Researcher

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $114K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $140K. For Quantitative Researchers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $98K. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $104K.

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Key Stats for Quantitative Researcher

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Quantitative Researcher Salaries

Mid-Career
▲29%

▲5%

National Average
$108,000

Late-Career
▼4%

Experienced
▼9%

Skills That Affect Quantitative Researcher Salaries



Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▲1%

Data Modeling
▼0%

National Average
$108,000

Research Analysis
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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