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The average pay for a Senior Research Associate with Client Interaction skills is $34.41 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Research Associate with Client Interaction skills is $71,396 per year.

MEDIAN $34.41
MEDIAN $71,396
$58,374 - $103,691
MEDIAN: $71,396

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Salary $58,374 - $103,691
Bonus $2,035
Profit Sharing $5,650
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$58,524 - $112,242
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Senior Research Associate

Senior research associates are often employed by medical research organizations, pharmaceutical companies, scientific laboratories, and major universities. As a senior research associate, an individual performs a number of duties to support various business and scientific objectives. Day-to-day responsibilities could include clinical research or testing while adhering to strict quality control standards, working closely with other scientists and researchers to develop new scientific methods and procedures, collecting and summarizing data, executing experiments, writing detailed technical reports, creating and maintaining computerized spreadsheets and documentation, and managing, training, and mentoring other team members.


Senior Research Associate Tasks

  • Research, prepare, and conduct data collection activities.
  • Act as the point-of-contact and represent the company's expertise in specialized research.
  • Design quality assurance measures and report on any findings.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor research projects using advanced statistical analysis and modeling techniques.

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Senior Research Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Washington, District of Columbia?

Senior Research Associate in Washington, District of Columbia:
"Energetic; surrounded by smart, driven people."
Pros: Tons of young professionals, lots to do after work, vibrant social life, free museums / activities
Cons: Pretentious people at times, high cost of living, little nature

Senior Research Associate in Carlsbad, California:
"Nice Weather."
Pros: short commute, coastal, decent amount of diversions and things to do
Cons: the particular place I'm employed at, its pretty WASP conservative

Senior Research Associate in Cleveland:
Pros: Friendly casual work environment.
Cons: Compensation, no retirement, no 401k match.

Senior Research Associate in East Boston:
Pros: I am able to entertain my curiosities for the benefit of the company.
Cons: There can be a lack of set direction.

Senior Research Associate in Mankato:
"This is a pretty damn good job."
Pros: Competitive pay, stress-free working environment (during non-busy times of the year), a fair number of holidays.
Cons: It is a 'peaks and troughs' job. The busy times are INSANELY busy, and the slow times are VERY slow.

Senior Research Associate in Austin:
"Not the worst place to work."
Pros: -Early responsibility/ability to take on your own projects. -Young office vibe.
Cons: -Management within my department is a mess. -Difficult to find route to promotion. -Low team morale. -Office vibe is too young, would like access to more senior professionals.

Key Stats for Senior Research Associate


77 %
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


77 %
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
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