Research Specialist Job & Career Information

What's it like to be a Research Specialist?

We have 17,400 Research Specialist jobs nationwide. The average Research Specialist salary is $40,000 annually, -$21K (41%) less than the average national salary. Statistically, Research Specialists are very happy with their career.

$40,000 Average Salary

Employee Reviews (55 reviews)

3.8 out of 5 stars
  • "As a research specialist, I love being able to use my creativity and my critical thinking abilities while solving problems."

  • "What I like about my job best is the opportunity to explore research directions that are interesting. I least like primary investigators who get caught up in their own pet theories and are not open to different ideas, but this is rare."

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