Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare Salary

Median pay for Healthcare Senior Research Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $74K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of Healthcare Senior Research Analysts (60 percent) who took the survey are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,946 - $98,749
MEDIAN: $74,034

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$50,946 - $98,749  
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$50,395 - $102,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare

  • Provide guidance to staff and may give direction.
  • Prepare tables, graphs, fact sheets, and written reports summarizing research results.
  • Verify the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases; correct any errors.
  • Perform descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses of data, using computer software.
  • Implement and monitor research quality control procedures.

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Popular Skills for Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare

Healthcare Senior Research Analysts who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in SQL, SAS, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Word. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in SAS.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Healthcare Senior Research Analysts do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $65K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $74K. Healthcare Senior Research Analysts see a median salary of $85K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Healthcare Senior Research Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $97K.

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Experience Affects Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


60 %
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 2%