Researcher Salaries

9,134 SalariesUpdated Jan 5, 2021

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$54,411 / yr
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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)

$57,646/yr

Range: $43K - $111K

389 salaries

$57,646/yr
$43K$111K

Researcher

Microsoft

$162,133/yr

Range: $36K - $209K

158 salaries

$162,133/yr
$36K$209K

Researcher

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

$95,330/yr

Range: $67K - $149K

128 salaries

$95,330/yr
$67K$149K

Researcher

General Motors (GM)

$104,941/yr

Range: $93K - $109K

84 salaries

$104,941/yr
$93K$109K

Researcher

CBRE

$50,568/yr

Range: $40K - $79K

47 salaries

$50,568/yr
$40K$79K

Researcher

American Institutes for Research

$76,130/yr

Range: $61K - $102K

42 salaries

$76,130/yr
$61K$102K

Researcher

Battelle

$71,071/yr

Range: $57K - $89K

41 salaries

$71,071/yr
$57K$89K

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Researcher

Forrester

$68,551/yr

Range: $46K - $73K

34 salaries

$68,551/yr
$46K$73K

Researcher

Procter & Gamble

$58,000/yr

Range: $52K - $72K

27 salaries

$58,000/yr
$52K$72K

Researcher

Human Rights Watch

$72,041/yr

Range: $68K - $86K

25 salaries

$72,041/yr
$68K$86K

Researcher

Media Matters for America

$46,033/yr

Range: $38K - $51K

23 salaries

$46,033/yr
$38K$51K

Researcher

Fors Marsh Group

$70,029/yr

Range: $50K - $86K

21 salaries

$70,029/yr
$50K$86K

Researcher

Hitachi

$89,062/yr

Range: $81K - $131K

20 salaries

$89,062/yr
$81K$131K

Researcher

University of Minnesota

$41,350/yr

Range: $29K - $88K

19 salaries

$41,350/yr
$29K$88K

Researcher - Hourly Contractor

Wonder

$11/hr

Range: $5 - $16

18 salaries

$11/hr
$5$16

Researcher

North Carolina State University

$54,085/yr

Range: $43K - $61K

17 salaries

$54,085/yr
$43K$61K

Researcher - Hourly

NBCUniversal

$21/hr

Range: $19 - $31

15 salaries

$21/hr
$19$31

Researcher

LaSalle Network

$32,424/yr

Range: $28K - $86K

13 salaries

$32,424/yr
$28K$86K

Researcher - Monthly Intern

Microsoft

$8,972/mo

Range: $8K - $10K

13 salaries

$8,972/mo
$8K$10K

Researcher

IHME

$70,615/yr

Range: $67K - $101K

12 salaries

$70,615/yr
$67K$101K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

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A Research in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Intern
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$35,000
per year
A Research Professional in the Tifton, GA Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
Tifton, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$40,000
per year
A Researcher in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
Portland, OR Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$45,500
per year
A Researcher in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $45,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$46,000
per year
A Researcher in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $46,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$102,800
per year
A Research in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $102,800 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$30,000
per year
A Research Assitance in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
College / University
$60,000
per year
A Postdoctorate Researcher in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$93,000
per year
A Customer Researcher in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $93,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Research in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
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