Entry-Level Senior Research Analyst Salary

Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts pull down an average of $61K per year. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Women Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$45,645 - $84,430
(Median)
$46K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,498
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$18.42 - $41.86
(Median)
$18
$23
$42
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,645 - $84,430  
   
Bonus
$500 - $10,235  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$46,324 - $89,184  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 492
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.42 - $41.86  
   
Overtime
$34.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$500 - $10,235  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$46,324 - $89,184  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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The Nielsen Company reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $62K) but some workers make up to $76K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,120

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

Surpassing the national average by 25 percent, Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+25 percent), Houston (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), and New York (+4 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Baltimore is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Minneapolis and Boulder are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 16 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Senior Research Analyst Salaries

Market Analysis
up arrow 9%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 8%


Project Management
up arrow 4%

SAS
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
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SPSS
0%

National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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