A Research Director in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $88,281 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$58,536 - $154,308
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MEDIAN: $88,280
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$58,536 - $154,308  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$3,052  
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$67,427 - $167,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
632,019
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Research Director Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$96,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Research Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 27%

National Average
$96,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Market Research
up arrow 17%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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