Researcher Salaries

9,134 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$54,411 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$5,017
Range$699 - $21,783

How much does a Researcher make?

The national average salary for a Researcher is $54,411 in United States. Filter by location to see Researcher salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 9,134 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Researcher employees.

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Researcher

Caltech (California)

$55,491/yr

Range: $43K - $110K

386 salaries

$55,491/yr
$43K$110K

Researcher

Microsoft

$154,358/yr

Range: $36K - $207K

158 salaries

$154,358/yr
$36K$207K

Researcher

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

$98,898/yr

Range: $66K - $155K

128 salaries

$98,898/yr
$66K$155K

Researcher - Monthly Intern

Microsoft

$8,643/mo

Range: $6K - $9K

107 salaries

$8,643/mo
$6K$9K

Researcher

General Motors (GM)

$103,756/yr

Range: $92K - $108K

83 salaries

$103,756/yr
$92K$108K

Researcher

Battelle

$70,894/yr

Range: $56K - $120K

39 salaries

$70,894/yr
$56K$120K

Researcher

CBRE

$51,104/yr

Range: $40K - $78K

39 salaries

$51,104/yr
$40K$78K

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Researcher

American Institutes for Research

$76,003/yr

Range: $61K - $101K

38 salaries

$76,003/yr
$61K$101K

Researcher

Forrester

$66,488/yr

Range: $45K - $72K

32 salaries

$66,488/yr
$45K$72K

Researcher

Human Rights Watch

$70,759/yr

Range: $59K - $88K

25 salaries

$70,759/yr
$59K$88K

Researcher

Procter & Gamble

$57,815/yr

Range: $45K - $75K

24 salaries

$57,815/yr
$45K$75K

Researcher

Media Matters for America

$45,513/yr

Range: $38K - $50K

23 salaries

$45,513/yr
$38K$50K

Researcher - Monthly Intern

IBM

$7,089/mo

Range: $4K - $8K

22 salaries

$7,089/mo
$4K$8K

Researcher - Hourly Intern

IBM

$44/hr

Range: $27 - $48

22 salaries

$44/hr
$27$48

Researcher

Hitachi

$91,265/yr

Range: $80K - $129K

20 salaries

$91,265/yr
$80K$129K

Researcher

North Carolina State University

$54,521/yr

Range: $52K - $58K

16 salaries

$54,521/yr
$52K$58K

Researcher - Hourly Contractor

Wonder

$11/hr

Range: $5 - $16

16 salaries

$11/hr
$5$16

Researcher - Hourly Intern

Adobe

$54/hr

Range: $40 - $56

16 salaries

$54/hr
$40$56

Researcher

Fors Marsh Group

$72,722/yr

Range: $57K - $90K

16 salaries

$72,722/yr
$57K$90K

Researcher

University of Minnesota

$42,258/yr

Range: $21K - $87K

14 salaries

$42,258/yr
$21K$87K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$90,000
per year
A Researcher in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Research in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Seattle, WA Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$34,000
per year
An IP Researcher in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $34,000 per year
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
An Economic Research in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$65,000
per year
A Researcher in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$1,200
monthly
A Research in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $1,200 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Intern
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$85,000
per year
A Researcher in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$35,000
per year
A Researcher in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$55,000
per year
A Researcher in the Mankato, MN Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Mankato, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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