A Researcher (General/Unknown Type) earns an average salary of $45,874 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Analysis and Online Research.
Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Total Pay (?
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$29,227 - $85,847
(Median)
29K
46K
62K
86K
MEDIAN: $45,873
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Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Total Pay (?
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$11.89 - $40.55
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,227 - $85,847  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $19,489  
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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$27,431 - $85,889  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $98.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $19,489  
   
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).
)
$27,431 - $85,889  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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
up arrow 23%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%
Online Research
up arrow 11%
National Average
$42,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
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Gender
Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 29%
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