A Senior Researcher earns an average salary of $88,663 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Machine Learning and User Research.

$51,674 - $147,745
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$52K
$89K
$150K
MEDIAN: $88,662
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$20.13 - $79.46
(Median)
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$79
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,674 - $147,745  
   
Bonus
$996 - $23,053  
Profit Sharing
$6,068  
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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$51,733 - $151,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $79.46  
   
Overtime
$41.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$996 - $23,053  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$6,068  
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).
)
$51,733 - $151,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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"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 32%



National Average
$91,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Senior Researcher Salaries

Machine Learning
up arrow 82%

User Research
up arrow 46%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$91,000

R
up arrow 17%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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