Entry-Level Research Analyst Salary

Entry-Level Research Analysts take home an average $51K per year. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Research Analysts stretch from $36K on the lower end to $71K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $16K from profit sharing. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Research Analysts (53 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Research Analysts. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,745 - $69,783
$39K
$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,174
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$13.36 - $28.76
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$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.23
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$0$71K
Salary $38,745 - $69,783
Bonus $98.63 - $10,303
Profit Sharing $983 - $10,241
Commission $900
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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$35,941 - $71,152
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,778
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.36 - $28.76
Overtime $19.13 - $42.63
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $98.63 - $10,303
Commission $900
Profit Sharing $983 - $10,241
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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$35,941 - $71,152
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 296

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Popular Employer Salaries for Research Analyst


Ipsos, The Cadmus Group, Inc., The Nielsen Company, FCi Federal, and Corporate Executive Board (CEB) are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Research Analysts. NERA Economic Consulting offers the largest salaries in town — $72K on average. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Corporate Executive Board (CEB), Jones Lang LaSalle, and The Advisory Board Company, where Entry-Level Research Analysts typically earn around $67K, $54K, or $53K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include FCi Federal at $39K, Gfk Custom Research Inc. at $45K, and Ipsos, where $49K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,993

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Research Analysts, 15 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Research Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+11 percent), Boston (+8 percent), New York (+6 percent), and Washington (+4 percent). Entry-Level Research Analysts in Salt Lake City make 22 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Dallas and Denver (10 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Research Analyst

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 308 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Research Analyst Salaries







National Average
$51,000

Data Analysis
▼1%

Market Research
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%


SPSS
▼2%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 308 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%
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