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Researcher salary in United States

How much does a Researcher make in the United States?

Average base salary

$52,633
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a researcher is $52,633 per year in the United States. 1.1k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2022

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Top companies for Researchers in United States

  1. Selby Jennings
    3.7
    7 reviews225 salaries reported
    $240,938per year
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Highest paying cities for Researchers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $62,350 per year
    74 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $61,546 per year
    65 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $59,082 per year
    20 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $56,507 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $56,011 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $54,875 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Cleveland, OH
    $53,452 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $52,277 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Warminster, PA
    $49,507 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Researcher earn more?

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Most common benefits for Researchers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 569 ratings

56% of Researchers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Research Associate

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Average $53,512 per year

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