$51,491
Avg. Salary
$19.78
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Institutional Research Specialist is $19.78 per hour.

The average pay for an Institutional Research Specialist is $51,491 per year.

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$0$81K
Salary $38,647 - $81,566
Bonus $1,100
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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$38,195 - $81,852
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data $0$82
Hourly Rate $15.42 - $82.43
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $1,100
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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$38,195 - $81,852
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Institutional Research Specialist

Institutional research specialists are responsible for managing institutional research programs at colleges and universities, as well as providing leadership for all facets of campus operations within the program. This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to solve problems quickly, and familiarity with data programs and spreadsheets is also necessary for data-manipulation.

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Institutional Research Specialist Tasks
  • Manage, collect and analyze data from internal sources.
  • Maintain and update database.
  • Develop and perform statistical research and surveys.
  • Write data and analysis findings for internal and external circulation.
  • Manage and coordinate research projects, including developing data collection methods.

Institutional Research Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Institutional Research Specialist


Institutional Research Specialists seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Research Analysis and SPSS are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 39 percent and 11 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Database Management & Reporting. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in Statistical Analysis, Database Management & Reporting, and Research Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Institutional Research Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Institutional Research Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Institutional Research Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Institutional Research Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Institutional Research Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 24 salaries. An Institutional Research Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 8 salaries.

Institutional Research Specialist Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Institutional Research Specialist?

Institutional Research Specialist in Providence:
"Clear Sailing."
You will be working with a fine group of people and will have many opportunities to develop and master new skills. Build new friends and allies; strengthen the relationships you already have. Seek out a mentor to help you through your first year. If you receive contradictory and/or baffling requests from the senior administration, take heart: it's not you who is crazy.

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Key Stats for Institutional Research Specialist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Institutional Research Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲72%

▲23%

Experienced
▲18%

National Average
$51,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Institutional Research Specialist Salaries

Research Analysis
▲38%

SPSS
▲10%



National Average
$51,000

SQL
▼1%


Database Management & Reporting
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 4%