Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Salary (United States)

A Researcher (General/Unknown Type) earns an average salary of $49,006 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. A skill in Online Research is associated with high pay for this job.
Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Total Pay (?
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$29,042 - $86,162
(Median)
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63K
86K
MEDIAN: $49,006
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Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Total Pay (?
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$11.34 - $27.37
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,042 - $86,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,866  
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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$26,174 - $83,416  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.34 - $27.37  
   
Overtime
$9.38 - $27.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,866  
   
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).
)
$26,174 - $83,416  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Researcher (General/Unknown Type)
  • Write publications and reports to communicate findings to diverse audiences.
  • Develop theory and algorithms to advance knowledge about the research field.
  • Identify research directions and trends to guide processes and strategy.
  • Work with teams to identify and prioritize research projects.
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Experience Affects Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Salaries

Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Salaries

Online Research
up arrow 11%
Data Analysis
up arrow 7%
National Average
$42,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
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Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 30%
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