$69,192
Avg. Salary
$26.53
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,836

Bonus

$2,070

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Research Analyst is $26.53 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Research Analyst is $69,192 per year.

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$18.55
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$102k
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MEDIAN $69,192
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$0$106K
Salary $52,012 - $101,895
Bonus $754 - $14,953
Profit Sharing $1,485 - $9,955
Total Pay (?
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$51,897 - $106,463
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 891
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $18.55 - $50.18
Overtime $22.15 - $67.79
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $754 - $14,953
Profit Sharing $1,485 - $9,955
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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$51,897 - $106,463
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Senior Research Analyst

A senior technical analyst is a versatile technical problem solver that can be found in many different industries. The core responsibilities of a senior technical analyst are to collect, analyze, and present data, and then make a recommendation based upon that data.

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Senior Research Analyst Tasks
  • Research and analyze trends, opportunities, competitors and pricing to identify themes.
  • Write reports with recommendations, visualizations and clear risk analysis.
  • Develop, maintain and quality control databases and sources.
  • Present results to a variety of audiences and answer questions.

Senior Research Analyst Pay By Employer

$0$111K

Ipsos
13 profiles
$54,666

$96,636

$66,970

$58,336

$63,077

$66,362

Common Career Paths for Senior Research Analyst


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While Senior Research Analysts do not often become Research Directors, the job pays $98K per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Senior Research Analyst


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Financial Analysis, Project Management, and Market Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 90 percent, 7 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Technical Writing, Client Interaction, and SPSS. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Market Research and Technical Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Research Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Research Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 263 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Research Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 202 salaries. An experienced Senior Research Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 122 salaries. A Senior Research Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,452

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Senior Research Analysts, 43 percent higher than the national average. Senior Research Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+14 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), Arlington (+9 percent), and Boston (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Miami, which sits 20 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Workers in Boulder and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (18 percent less and 17 percent less, respectively).

Senior Research Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Research Analyst?

Senior Research Analyst:
Great team and nice culture. However, sadly with research there is very little, and slow financial growth. Decent benefit, but no overtime, and below the market average salary. Director level is usually around 100k (plus minus 5k) (usually age range 35 ish) where if you work in marketing analytics field that salary can easily be achieved by/before 30.

Senior Research Analyst:
Better than average but not excellent. Experience differs from team to team, and among departments. Pay could be better. Professional development benefits are available but sometimes difficult to access. Great vacation, but not many federal holidays.

Senior Research Analyst in Miami:
Pros: Flexible hours, independent work, nice co-workers.
Cons: Long commute, difficult to advance.

Senior Research Analyst in Boston:
Know your strengths and weakness; Know your worth before accepting an offer.

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Key Stats for Senior Research Analyst

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Senior Research Analyst Salaries

▲18%

▲15%

▲3%

National Average
$70,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Research Analyst Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲89%



R
▲3%




SAS
▼0%

Data Modeling
▼0%

National Average
$70,000




▼5%

Client Interaction
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 7%