Entry-Level Senior Research Analyst Salary

Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts take home an average $61K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts (51 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$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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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 (?
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: 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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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 offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $62K, but on the other end, some employees may earn up to $76K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,120

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+25 percent), Houston (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), and New York (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Baltimore. Employers in Minneapolis and Boulder also lean toward paying below-median salaries (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
up arrow 3%

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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