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Average Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Salary

$55,085
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$1,965
Bonus
$610
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The average salary for a Researcher (General/Unknown Type) is $55,085.
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$36k
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$55k
90%
$83k
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What Do Researcher (General/Unknown Type)s Do?

Researcher (General/Unknown Type) Tasks
  • Identify research directions and trends to guide processes and strategy.
  • Work with teams to identify and prioritize research projects.
  • Write publications and reports to communicate findings to diverse audiences.
  • Develop theory and algorithms to advance knowledge about the research field.

Job Satisfaction for Researcher (General/Unknown Type)

4 out of 5
(45)
Highly Satisfied
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What Are Popular Skills for Researcher (General/Unknown Type)s?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Researcher (General/Unknown Type)s?

An entry-level Researcher (General/Unknown Type) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,108 based on 29 salaries. An early career Researcher (General/Unknown Type) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,593 based on 161 salaries. A mid-career Researcher (General/Unknown Type) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,586 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Researcher (General/Unknown Type) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,666 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,000.
Employees with Researcher (General/Unknown Type) in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 22.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.0% more) and New York, New York (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (18.3% less) and Seattle, Washington (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 319 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
50.5%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
4.4%

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