A Research Consultant earns an average salary of $65,481 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Market Research. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$41,044 - $93,861
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$41K
$65K
$94K
MEDIAN: $65,481
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$15.21 - $146.17
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,044 - $93,861  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $18,391  
Profit Sharing
$7,980  
Total Pay (?
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$40,519 - $106,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $146.17  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,500 - $18,391  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,980  
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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$40,519 - $106,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Research Consultant

Research consultants work for various companies and government institutions to collect and analyze relevant data in multiple formats. They then present their analyses or findings to their clients or relevant staff within the organization, as this data may be needed in companies' advertising or marketing departments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Consultant

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Experience Affects Research Consultant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Research Consultant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Market Research
up arrow 12%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Research Analysis
0%

National Average
$66,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 25%

Online Research
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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