The average salary for an Early-Career Research Consultant is $67,774.
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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, Statistical Analysis, Technical Writing, Data Analysis and Market Research are correlated to pay that is above average.
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. A mid-career Research Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,346 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Research Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,327 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,700.
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Employees with Research Consultant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 8.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (11.5% less) and Seattle, Washington (9.6% less).
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