RESEARCH LEADER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$90,000
$54,000
Min 10%
$90,000
Median 50%
$150,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Deloitte
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a research leader make?
As a Research Leader in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $90,830 per year or $43.67 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 96,000. The top 10 percent earn over $150,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $54,000 annually. Internet companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Research Leader salaries include Minnesota, North Dakota, Washington, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Most Research Leaders spend 2.1 years in the position.

Average Research Leader Salary By Company

Research Leaders report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Internet companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Research Leaders at Deloitte and Facebook report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Arup Group and Chevron pay their Research Leaders very well.

Average Research Leader Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Research Leader in the United States is $90,830 per year or $43.67 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Research Leaders at 109,704. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Research Leaders is $57,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Research Leader salaries are Minnesota, North Dakota, Washington, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Alabama, South Carolina, Vermont, Georgia, and Maine have the lowest reported salaries for Research Leaders.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$109,704
2
Redmond, WA
$104,143
3
Nutley, NJ
$102,263
4
Philadelphia, PA
$101,862
5
New York, NY
$101,759

Average Research Leader Salary By Industry

Wages for Research Leaders can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Internet companies, Finance companies, and Professional companies pay their Research Leaders well. Internet companies pay Research Leaders an average salary of $99,173, Finance companies pay $95,127, and Professional companys come in at $93,553. At $79,825, the average salary for Research Leaders in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$99,173
2
Finance
$95,127
3
Professional
$93,553
4
Manufacturing
$92,016
5
Hospitality
$90,819

RECENTLY ADDED Research Leader SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Michigan
Research Leader
10/20/2019
$80,000
Denver Public Schools
Research Leader
10/11/2019
$63,852
ACLU of Missouri
Research Leader
10/03/2019
$62,000
University of Kansas
Research Leader
08/23/2019
$90,000
Novant Health
Research Leader
08/02/2019
$113,387
Altruista Health Inc.
Senior Clinical Research Lead
03/21/2019
$96,782
Evalueserve, Inc.
Senior Research Lead
03/20/2019
$94,827
Artichoke Consulting LLC
Marketing Research Lead
03/07/2019
$57,810
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Transportation Research Lead
03/05/2019
$165,000
Citadel Americas LLC
Quantitative Research Lead
03/04/2019
$245,000
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