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Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare Salary

For Healthcare Senior Research Analysts, annual average wages total $73K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$49,676 - $99,246
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$50K
$73K
$99K
MEDIAN: $72,596
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$49,044 - $103,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in SQL, SAS, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 16 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of SQL and SAS.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Healthcare Senior Research Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $65K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $70K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $86K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $97K.

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Experience Affects Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%


National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%


Skills That Affect Senior Research Analyst, Healthcare Salaries

SQL
up arrow 16%

SAS
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$72,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 2%
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