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Senior Researcher Salary

A Senior Researcher earns an average salary of $91,128 per year. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,092 - $161,991
(Median)
$44K
$91K
$160K
MEDIAN: $91,128
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$44,092 - $161,991  
   
Bonus
$984 - $23,154  
Profit Sharing
$5,833 - $20,347  
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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$43,325 - $179,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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 9%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%
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