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Vice President (VP) & Senior Research Director Salary

The average salary for a Vice President (VP) & Senior Research Director is $144,389 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$94,004 - $201,249
MEDIAN: $144,389

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$94,004 - $201,249  
$2,073 - $49,493  
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$2,500 - $14,830  
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$96,419 - $234,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


31 %
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%