RESEARCH SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$50,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$50,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Exxon Mobil
Highest Paying City
Berkeley, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a research specialist make?
Research Specialists in America make, on average, $50,822 a year or $24.43 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $79,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $32,000. Most Research Specialist jobs are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Research Specialist salaries are Alaska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and New York. The typical employment for a Research Specialist is 2.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average Research Specialist Salary By Company

Research Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Research Specialists are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Research Specialists at Exxon Mobil and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like SAS Institute Inc. and Select Portfolio Servicing report highly competitive salaries for Research Specialists.

Average Research Specialist Salary By Location

As a Research Specialist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $50,822 per year or $24.43 per hour. Working in Berkeley, CA as a Research Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $62,388 per year. The average starting salary in Berkeley, CA for Research Specialists is $34,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Research Specialist salaries are Alaska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and New York. The lowest earning states are North Dakota, New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, and Vermont.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Berkeley, CA
$62,388
2
Piscataway, NJ
$58,624
3
Memphis, TN
$58,546
4
New York, NY
$58,304
5
Seattle, WA
$58,121

RECENTLY ADDED Research Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$30,000
10/31/2019
$49,932
10/31/2019
$28,154
UAB Health System
Research Specialist
10/31/2019
$28,154
Texas State University
Research Specialist
10/30/2019
$43,200
Robert Half
Research Specialist
10/29/2019
$29,218
University of Michigan
Research Specialist
10/29/2019
$60,000
University of Iowa
Research Specialist
10/27/2019
$50,012
State of Illinois
Research Specialist
10/26/2019
$44,064
State of Oklahoma
Research Specialist
10/26/2019
$36,663
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