Survey Researcher Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Survey Researcher is $53,625 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Survey Researcher Salary (?
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$34,453 - $94,456
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,625
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Survey Researcher Salary (?
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$8.21 - $23.75
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$34,453 - $94,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
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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$25,188 - $88,205  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $23.75  
   
Overtime
$18.62 - $36.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
   
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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$25,188 - $88,205  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Survey Researcher

  • Determine and specify details of survey projects, including sources of information, procedures to be used, and the design of survey instruments and materials.
  • Conducts surveys and collect data, using methods such as interviews, questionnaires, focus groups, market analysis surveys, public opinion polls, literature reviews, and file reviews.
  • Collaborates with other researchers in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of surveys.
  • Monitors and evaluates survey progress and performance, using sample disposition reports and response rate calculations.

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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
up arrow 72%
National Average
$50,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Survey Researcher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 53%
Mid-Career
up arrow 32%
National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Survey Researcher Salaries

National Average
$50,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
SPSS
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%
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