An average Entry-Level Senior Research Analyst can expect to take home roughly $65K per year. Geographic 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 large number collect dental insurance. Women Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$47,103 - $85,642
MEDIAN: $64,646

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$47,103 - $85,642  
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$47,621 - $90,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at The Advisory Board Company, where the average salary comes to $75K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,071

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Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts, 12 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+8 percent), San Francisco (+7 percent), New York (+4 percent), and Boston (+4 percent). Entry-Level Senior Research Analysts in Baltimore make 21 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Minneapolis and Boulder are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 20 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Senior Research Analyst Salaries

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Market Research
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 5%