Senior Researcher Salary

A Senior Researcher earns an average salary of $88,392 per year. A skill in User Research is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,950 - $146,785
(Median)
$50K
$88K
$150K
MEDIAN: $88,392
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50%
90%

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$18.39 - $77.87
(Median)
$18
$30
$78
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,950 - $146,785  
   
Bonus
$507 - $23,234  
Profit Sharing
$2,013 - $39,732  
Commission
$3,500  
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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$49,318 - $152,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$18.39 - $77.87  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$507 - $23,234  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,013 - $39,732  
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).
)
$49,318 - $152,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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 19%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$89,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Researcher Salaries

User Research
up arrow 29%


Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$89,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

R
up arrow 16%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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