Entry-Level Senior Research Analyst Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts come in at around $64K per year on average. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$47,708 - $84,767
MEDIAN: $64,090

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$47,708 - $84,767  
$248.32 - $11,785  
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$47,927 - $88,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 259

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Research Analyst

The biggest paychecks can be found at The Advisory Board Company — the median salary there is $75K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,829

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts, working in the bustling city of Arlington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+12 percent), Boston (+7 percent), San Francisco (+4 percent), and Washington (+3 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Baltimore Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts earning much less — 21 percent less — than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (20 percent lower) and Chicago (16 percent lower).

Key Stats for Senior Research Analyst


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
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Skills That Affect Senior Research Analyst Salaries



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National Average


Microsoft Excel

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


50 %
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 6%