Researcher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$63,000
$38,000
Min 10%
$63,000
Median 50%
$104,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Twitter
Highest Paying City
Hillsborough, NJ
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
1.5 years
How much does a researcher make?
As a Researcher in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $63,598 per year or $30.58 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $104,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000 per year. Technology companies and Media companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Researcher salaries are New Jersey, Connecticut, Arizona, Nevada, and Delaware. The typical employment for a Researcher is 1.5 years.
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Average Researcher Salary By Location

Across America, Researchers make on average $63,598 annually or $30.58 hourly. Working in Hillsborough, NJ as a Researcher will pay you the highest wages at around $89,472 per year. The Hillsborough, NJ average entry-level salary for Researchers is $49,000. New Jersey, Connecticut, Arizona, Nevada, and Delaware are the highest paying states. Alabama, Missouri, North Dakota, Maine, and Tennessee are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Researcher Salaries

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

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Average Researcher Salary By Company

Researchers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Researcher jobs are in Technology companies and Technology companies. Twitter and Facebook are the highest paying companies. Companies like Netflix and Altisource Solutions also pay high salaries to their Researchers.
Company
Average Salary
$148,921
$149k
$145,162
$145k
$143,981
$144k
$135,661
$136k
$133,743
$134k

Researcher Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Researcher Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Researcher can range from $48,168 to $83,048 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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 Researcher Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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04/21/2020
$46,700
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04/20/2020
$37,566
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03/25/2020
$27,131
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03/20/2020
$73,045
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03/16/2020
$39,653
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03/05/2020
$35,771
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03/05/2020
$35,771
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02/29/2020
$40,000
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$38,261
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$46,540
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