Health Researcher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$67,000
$47,000
$67,000
$97,000
Health researchers in the United States make an average salary of $67,944 per year or $32.67 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $47,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $97,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, and Alaska provide the highest health researcher salaries.
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Map of Health Researcher Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Health Researchers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Health Researcher Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for health researchers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Georgia, Texas, and Colorado.

Average Health Researcher Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a health researcher, being employed by a company such as Emory Healthcare or Bristol-Myers Squibb would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Novartis and 3M also report highly competitive salaries for health researchers.

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Health Researcher Salary History

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Health Researcher Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a health researcher can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Health Researcher Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Health Services Qualitative Researcher
Health Services Qualitative Researcher
07/11/2020
07/11/2020
$50,000
$50,000
07/11/2020
Health Services Researcher
Health Services Researcher
04/21/2020
04/21/2020
$50,000
$50,000
04/21/2020
Univ-Open Rank-College of Health Professions, Health Sciences and Research
Univ-Open Rank-College of Health Professions, Health Sciences and Research
03/11/2020
03/11/2020
$125,000
$125,000
03/11/2020
UPMC Health Plan
UPMC Health Plan
Health Services Researcher
Health Services Researcher
Health Services Researcher
03/02/2020
03/02/2020
$98,486
$98,486
03/02/2020
Health Researcher
Health Researcher
01/23/2020
01/23/2020
$50,000
$50,000
01/23/2020
Health Researcher
Health Researcher
01/21/2020
01/21/2020
$50,000
$50,000
01/21/2020
Health Researcher
Health Researcher
10/30/2019
10/30/2019
$110,611
$110,611
10/30/2019
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Health Researcher
Health Researcher
Health Researcher
10/29/2019
10/29/2019
$75,504
$75,504
10/29/2019
Health Researcher
Health Researcher
09/25/2019
09/25/2019
$52,175
$52,175
09/25/2019
Health Researcher
Health Researcher
09/22/2019
09/22/2019
$50,000
$50,000
09/22/2019