The average salary for a Research Consultant is $73,721.
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Job Description for Research Consultant
Research consultants work for various companies and government institutions to collect and analyze relevant data in multiple formats. They then present their analyses or findings to their clients or relevant staff within the organization, as this data may be needed in companies' advertising or marketing departments. Many employers require a bachelor's degree or higher in statistics, business, marketing, social science, or a related field and prior work experience for this position, especially …Read more
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Skills in Research Analysis and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Market Research and Technical Writing.
Pay by Experience Level for Research Consultant
An entry-level Research Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,793 based on 10 salaries. An early career Research Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,161 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Research Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,320 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Research Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,769 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,400.
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Employees with Research Consultant in their job title in Arlington, Virginia earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.0% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (21.1% less), Boston, Massachusetts (15.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.8% less).
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