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Senior Researcher Salary

A Senior Researcher earns an average salary of $89,501 per year. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,971 - $167,865
(Median)
$41K
$90K
$170K
MEDIAN: $89,500
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Salary
$40,971 - $167,865  
   
Bonus
$964 - $23,700  
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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$39,529 - $187,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Researcher

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

Senior Researcher Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Senior Researcher in Skokie:
"Always think long term."
If you are in the field of research go for your PHD. Otherwise there won't be much upward mobility.

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Experience Affects Senior Researcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 2%