Senior Researcher Salary

The average pay for a Senior Researcher is $92,233 per year.

$47,542 - $161,075
(Median)
$48K
$92K
$160K
MEDIAN: $92,233
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$47,542 - $161,075  
   
Bonus
$981 - $37,480  
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).
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$46,706 - $179,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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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 22%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Senior Researcher Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

National Average
$94,000

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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 6%
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