Research Director Salaries

524 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$114,081 / yr
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How much does a Research Director make?

The national average salary for a Research Director is $114,081 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Director salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 524 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Director employees.

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Research Director

Gartner

$159,452/yr

Range: $111K - $220K

83 salaries

$159,452/yr
$111K$220K

Research Director

KLAS Research

$78,681/yr

Range: $41K - $133K

24 salaries

$78,681/yr
$41K$133K

Research Director

Hall & Partners

$164,613/yr

Range: $133K - $194K

13 salaries

$164,613/yr
$133K$194K

Research Director

Pearson

$122,051/yr

Range: $93K - $146K

11 salaries

$122,051/yr
$93K$146K

Research Director

NORC at the University of Chicago

$71,082/yr

Range: $63K - $84K

9 salaries

$71,082/yr
$63K$84K

Research Director

Engine

$84,958/yr

Range: $60K - $112K

8 salaries

$84,958/yr
$60K$112K

Research Director

WarnerMedia

$126,941/yr

Range: $73K - $179K

8 salaries

$126,941/yr
$73K$179K

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Research Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group

$50,423/yr

Range: $36K - $88K

7 salaries

$50,423/yr
$36K$88K

Research Director

BBDO Atlanta

$114,884/yr

Range: $82K - $220K

6 salaries

$114,884/yr
$82K$220K

Research Director

Massachusetts House of Representatives

$47,894/yr

Range: $44K - $54K

5 salaries

$47,894/yr
$44K$54K

Research Director

Market Strategies International

$115,210/yr

Range: $55K - $146K

5 salaries

$115,210/yr
$55K$146K

Research Director

Business View Magazine

$40,439/yr

Range: $38K - $65K

5 salaries

$40,439/yr
$38K$65K

Research Director

Meredith Corporation

$84,355/yr

Range: $62K - $136K

5 salaries

$84,355/yr
$62K$136K

Research Director

SiriusDecisions

$190,684/yr

Range: $126K - $215K

5 salaries

$190,684/yr
$126K$215K

Research Director

CBS

$97,078/yr

Range: $67K - $115K

4 salaries

$97,078/yr
$67K$115K

Research Director

451 Research

$178,355/yr

Range: $157K - $194K

4 salaries

$178,355/yr
$157K$194K

Research Director

ESPN

$120,666/yr

Range: $102K - $170K

4 salaries

$120,666/yr
$102K$170K

Research Director

Forrester

$151,165/yr

Range: $128K - $193K

4 salaries

$151,165/yr
$128K$193K

Research Director

Magid

$135,405/yr

Range: $122K - $187K

4 salaries

$135,405/yr
$122K$187K

Research Director

User Centric

$117,055/yr

Range: $77K - $125K

3 salaries

$117,055/yr
$77K$125K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$125,000
per year
A Research Director in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$115,000
per year
A Research Director in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Research Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$60,000
per year
A Research Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$150,000
per year
A Research Director in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$98,000
per year
A Director of Research in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$99,000
per year
A Director of Research Analytics in the Columbia, MO Area area reported making $99,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbia, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$115,000
per year
An User Experience Research Director in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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