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Average Institutional Research Specialist Salary

$51,814
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$1,750
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The average salary for an Institutional Research Specialist is $51,814.
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$40k
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What Do Institutional Research Specialists Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Institutional Research Specialist

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What Are Popular Skills for Institutional Research Specialists?

Skills in Data Analysis, Statistical Analysis, SPSS and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Institutional Research Specialists?

An entry-level Institutional Research Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,883 based on 9 salaries. An early career Institutional Research Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,473 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Institutional Research Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,356 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Institutional Research Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,053 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,550.
Employees with Institutional Research Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 67.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (33.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (29.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Leesburg, Florida (52.5% less), Raleigh, North Carolina (16.9% less) and Lake Charles, Louisiana (13.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 183 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
45.9%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
8.2%

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