Senior Research Associate

Senior Research Associate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$72,000
$47,000
Min 10%
$72,000
Median 50%
$112,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Goldman Sachs
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a senior research associate make?
Senior Research Associates in America make an average salary of $72,929 per year or $35.06 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $112,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $47,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Research Associates are in Technology companies and Professional companies. New Jersey, District of Columbia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Delaware have the highest paying Senior Research Associate jobs. The typical employment for a Senior Research Associate is 3.8 years.

Average Senior Research Associate Salary By Company

Senior Research Associates can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Technology companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Goldman Sachs and Macquarie Holdings are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Zymergen and American Association for Cancer Research report highly competitive salaries for Senior Research Associates.

Average Senior Research Associate Salary By Location

As a Senior Research Associate in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $72,929 per year or $35.06 per hour. The top city when it comes to Senior Research Associate salaries is Washington, DC at $87,536 per year. The average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $52,000. New Jersey, District of Columbia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Delaware are the states with the highest payscale for Senior Research Associates. Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah, and Indiana have the lowest reported salaries for Senior Research Associates.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$87,536
2
Redwood City, CA
$87,519
3
Framingham, MA
$84,452
4
Seattle, WA
$78,390
5
Durham, NC
$76,521

Average Senior Research Associate Pay By Industry

Wages for Senior Research Associates can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Pharmaceutical companies, Technology companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Research Associates. Pharmaceutical companies pay their Senior Research Associates the highest wages, averaging $74,920 per year. Technology companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $74,521 and $72,483, respectively. The average salary for Senior Research Associates in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $71,994.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Pharmaceutical
$74,920
2
Technology
$74,521
3
Health Care
$72,483
4
Finance
$72,267
5
Manufacturing
$71,994

Recently Added Senior Research Associate Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Texas A&M University
Senior Research Associate
01/30/2020
$36,512
University of Texas at Austin
Senior Research Associate
01/29/2020
$48,000
Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Senior Research Associate
01/29/2020
$50,088
Research Foundation Cuny
Senior Research Associate
01/27/2020
$75,000
The Ohio State University
Senior Research Associate
01/27/2020
$48,000
Cybercoders
Senior Research Associate
01/14/2020
$70,000
George Washington University
Senior Research Associate
01/10/2020
$60,415
The Ohio State University
Senior Research Associate
12/18/2019
$58,000
State of Minnesota
Senior Research Associate
12/14/2019
$33,559
Rutgers University
Senior Research Associate
12/12/2019
$90,000
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