Research Analysts in Boston can expect to earn an average of $59K annually. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women Research Analysts in Boston, Mass. who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Men make up a slight majority of Boston Research Analysts (50 percent) who responded to the survey. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $58,780
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Key Stats for Research Analyst

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Research Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Research Analyst Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 22%

Market Research
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

SAS
up arrow 2%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$59,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Online Research
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Technical Writing
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

SPSS
up arrow 9%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 16%

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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