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Research Director Salaries

2,974 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$116,713 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$14,890
Range$3,311 - $51,207

How much does a Research Director make?

The national average salary for a Research Director is $116,713 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Director salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,974 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Director employees.

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Research Director

Gartner

$151,864/yr

Range: $111K - $202K

69 salaries

$151,864/yr
$111K$202K

Research Director

LRW

$107,745/yr

Range: $95K - $147K

18 salaries

$107,745/yr
$95K$147K

Research Director

Hall & Partners

$160,318/yr

Range: $129K - $189K

13 salaries

$160,318/yr
$129K$189K

Research Director

Nielsen

$101,821/yr

Range: $84K - $119K

12 salaries

$101,821/yr
$84K$119K

Research Director

NBCUniversal

$119,538/yr

Range: $97K - $149K

12 salaries

$119,538/yr
$97K$149K

Research Director

KLAS Enterprises

$106,677/yr

Range: $77K - $156K

9 salaries

$106,677/yr
$77K$156K

Research Director

GfK

$90,092/yr

Range: $84K - $127K

8 salaries

$90,092/yr
$84K$127K

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Research Director

Ipsos

$104,349/yr

Range: $100K - $148K

7 salaries

$104,349/yr
$100K$148K

Research Director

IDC (International Data Corporation)

$129,940/yr

Range: $112K - $171K

5 salaries

$129,940/yr
$112K$171K

Research Director

Engine

$99,242/yr

Range: $58K - $109K

5 salaries

$99,242/yr
$58K$109K

Research Director

451 Research

$173,701/yr

Range: $153K - $189K

4 salaries

$173,701/yr
$153K$189K

Research Director

Forrester

$147,220/yr

Range: $125K - $188K

4 salaries

$147,220/yr
$125K$188K

Research Director

TNS Global

$94,307/yr

Range: $82K - $110K

4 salaries

$94,307/yr
$82K$110K

Research Director

Baxter

$172,857/yr

Range: $161K - $184K

4 salaries

$172,857/yr
$161K$184K

Research Director

Pearson

$124,937/yr

Range: $90K - $157K

4 salaries

$124,937/yr
$90K$157K

Research Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group

$48,696/yr

Range: $40K - $83K

4 salaries

$48,696/yr
$40K$83K

Research Director

Time Inc.

$135,080/yr

Range: $132K - $144K

3 salaries

$135,080/yr
$132K$144K

Research Director

CBS

$103,853/yr

Range: $85K - $112K

3 salaries

$103,853/yr
$85K$112K

Research Director

Magid

$120,652/yr

Range: $119K - $182K

3 salaries

$120,652/yr
$119K$182K

Research Director

Massachusetts House of Representatives

$46,644/yr

Range: $43K - $50K

3 salaries

$46,644/yr
$43K$50K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$82,000
per year
A Research Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$51,000
per year
A Director of Research in the Fayetteville, AR Area area reported making $51,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Fayetteville, AR Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Research Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$104,000
per year
A Research Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $104,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$155,000
per year
A Business Change Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $155,000 per year
Additional Pay
$17k cash bonus
$5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$159,652
per year
A Research Director in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $159,652 per year
Additional Pay
$32k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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