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Salary Details for a Researcher at Microsoft

Updated Jan 3, 2023

Total Pay Estimate & Range

$161,219/yr
Total Pay
$111,262/yrBase Pay
$49,957/yrAll Additional PaySee Total Pay Breakdown below

$161,219

 / yr
$95K$278K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Researcher at Microsoft is $161,219 per year. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated base pay is $111,262 per year. The estimated additional pay is $49,957 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Breakdown

$161,219

Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$111,262/yr$66K - $186K69%
Bonus
$18,984/yr$14K - $27K11.8%
Stock
$30,972/yr$23K - $43K19.2%

What are some related job titles for a Researcher?

Some related job titles are Research Analyst salaries with median pay of $71,812, Research Engineer salaries with median pay of $135,443, User Experience Researcher salaries with median pay of $85,309, Research Associate salaries with median pay of $62,581.

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The average salary for a Researcher is $47,112 per year in United States, which is 70% lower than the average Microsoft salary of $161,219 per year for this job.

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