Senior Researcher Salary

The average pay for a Senior Researcher is $90,106 per year.

$47,914 - $155,741

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$47,914 - $155,741  
$655 - $23,233  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $20,000  
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).
$47,329 - $165,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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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

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Skills That Affect Senior Researcher Salaries

Research Analysis
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


39 %
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%