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Vice President (VP) & Senior Research Director Salary

The average salary for a Vice President (VP) & Senior Research Director is $146,721 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$96,286 - $200,420
MEDIAN: $146,721

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$96,286 - $200,420  
$3,854 - $48,853  
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$4,913 - $14,582  
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$98,047 - $232,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Job Description for Vice President (VP) & Senior Research Director

  • Work with senior management to establish the organizational structure and develop and enforce policies and procedures.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to researchers throughout their projects, and review project results and analyses for accuracy.
  • Review and approve project proposals, and develop project plans and deadlines.
  • Manage the execution of research projects from start to completion, and ensure projects meet standards for quality and accuracy.
  • Receive general direction for projects from senior management, and report the progress and results of projects.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) & Senior Research Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) & Senior Research Director Salaries

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Research Analysis
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Market Research
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.


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69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
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20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 4%