Quantitative Researcher Salary

Generous salaries abound for Quantitative Researchers in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($99K) per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Though the majority of Quantitative Researchers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Men account for the majority of Quantitative Researchers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$52,139 - $154,959
$52K
$99K
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MEDIAN: $99,429
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Salary $52,139 - $154,959
Bonus $993 - $61,277
Profit Sharing $5,087
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$49,596 - $202,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

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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

Pay by Experience for a Quantitative Researcher has a negative trend. An entry-level Quantitative Researcher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quantitative Researcher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Quantitative Researcher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 27 salaries. A Quantitative Researcher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $104,787

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Quantitative Researchers that is 42 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Quantitative Researchers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+25 percent) and Seattle (+4 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Quantitative Researcher's salary, with Washington Quantitative Researchers earning salaries that are 30 percent less than the national average.

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Key Stats for Quantitative Researcher

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Quantitative Researcher Salaries

▲42%

▲10%

National Average
$105,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Experienced
▼6%

Skills That Affect Quantitative Researcher Salaries

Python
▲57%



Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▲5%

Data Modeling
▲3%

National Average
$105,000

Research Analysis
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 7%
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