RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$90,000
$56,000
Min 10%
$90,000
Median 50%
$145,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Eisai
Highest Paying City
Sunnyvale, CA
Highest Paying State
Maine
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a research investigator make?
The national average salary for a Research Investigator in the U.S. is $90,772 annually or $43.64 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $145,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $56,000 per year. Pharmaceutical companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Research Investigators. Maine, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Connecticut have the highest paying Research Investigator jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 3.1 years.

Average Research Investigator Salary By Company

Research Investigators can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Research Investigators are Pharmaceutical companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Research Investigators are Eisai and Kadlec Regional Medical Center. In addition, companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb and Incyte report highly competitive salaries for Research Investigators.

Average Research Investigator Salary By Location

Research Investigators in the US makes an average salary of $90,772 per year or $43.64 per hour. Working in Sunnyvale, CA as a Research Investigator will pay you the highest wages at around $113,368 per year. Not only that, Sunnyvale, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $70,000. Some of the states with the best Research Investigator salaries are Maine, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Idaho, Utah, and Arkansas have the lowest Research Investigator salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sunnyvale, CA
$113,368
2
Andover, MA
$105,403
3
Wallingford, CT
$102,417
4
New York, NY
$101,040
5
Bridgewater, NJ
$100,781

Average Research Investigator Salary By Industry

Research Investigator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Pharmaceutical companies, Professional companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Research Investigators. Pharmaceutical companies pay Research Investigators an average salary of $95,684, Professional companies pay $89,955, and Manufacturing companys come in at $89,674. At $74,804, the average salary for Research Investigators in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Pharmaceutical
$95,684
2
Professional
$89,955
3
Manufacturing
$89,674
4
Health Care
$74,804

RECENTLY ADDED Research Investigator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Washington State
Research Investigator
06/18/2019
$59,148
Washington State
Research Investigator
06/05/2019
$59,148
Kelly Services
Research Investigator
05/26/2019
$31,305
University of Michigan
Research Investigator
03/21/2019
$53,184
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Research Investigator II
03/19/2019
$114,000
03/18/2019
$103,064
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Research Investigator
03/15/2019
$108,000
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Research Investigator II
03/15/2019
$110,000
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Research Investigator I, Discovery Pharmaceutics and Analytic
03/15/2019
$102,000
Genpharm International, LLC
Research Investigator
03/15/2019
$110,000
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