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980 Researcher Salaries

Researchers earn $34,000 annually on average, or $16 per hour, which is 57% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Researchers work for Ingenix at $141,000 annually while the lowest paid Researchers work for Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates earning approximately $17,000 each year.

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$48K Drexel University's Average Researcher Salary (3 salaries)

+$14K (34%) more than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
+$11K (25%) more than average Drexel University salary ($37K)
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+$17K (30%) more than average Drexel University Researcher salary ($48K)
"It wasn't enough. It could be better."
-$18K (46%) less than average Drexel University Researcher salary ($48K)
-$30K (90%) less than average Drexel University Researcher salary ($48K)

$21K Medical Data Systems' Average Researcher Salary (3 salaries)

-$13K (47%) less than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
-$3K (13%) less than average Medical Data Systems salary ($24K)
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+$2K (9%) more than average Medical Data Systems Researcher salary ($21K)
"I worked as a helpdesk tech but never got paid for it."
+$2K (9%) more than average Medical Data Systems Researcher salary ($21K)
"Underpaid, I should have been making at least on the bottom of Help Desk pay."
-$3K (15%) less than average Medical Data Systems Researcher salary ($21K)

$35K Rutgers University's Average Researcher Salary (12 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
Equal to average Rutgers University salary ($35K)
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+$7K (18%) more than average Rutgers University Researcher salary ($35K)
"I am getting paid a typical amount for a post doc."
-$5K (15%) less than average Rutgers University Researcher salary ($35K)
-$5K (15%) less than average Rutgers University Researcher salary ($35K)
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$35K UC Berkeley's Average Researcher Salary (8 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
-$10K (25%) less than average UC Berkeley salary ($45K)
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+$46K (79%) more than average UC Berkeley Researcher salary ($35K)
-$5K (15%) less than average UC Berkeley Researcher salary ($35K)
+$5K (13%) more than average UC Berkeley Researcher salary ($35K)
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$33K California State University, Fullerton's Average Researcher Salary (4 salaries)

-$1K (2%) less than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
+$3K (9%) more than average California State University, Fullerton salary ($30K)
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+$30K (62%) more than average California State University, Fullerton Researcher salary ($33K)
"I believe I am being underpaid and the reason for this is that I am not a full time employee in the university. I am working part time and as an independent researcher, so I am not being paid enough."
-$3K (9%) less than average California State University, Fullerton Researcher salary ($33K)
-$3K (9%) less than average California State University, Fullerton Researcher salary ($33K)
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$45K University of Illinois at Chicago's Average Researcher Salary (3 salaries)

+$11K (27%) more than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
+$13K (33%) more than average University of Illinois at Chicago salary ($32K)
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+$30K (50%) more than average University of Illinois at Chicago Researcher salary ($45K)
"The pay as well as tuition waiver make being a Research Assistant a very inviting position."
-$15K (40%) less than average University of Illinois at Chicago Researcher salary ($45K)
+$15K (28%) more than average University of Illinois at Chicago Researcher salary ($45K)

$43K University of Wisconsin's Average Researcher Salary (2 salaries)

+$9K (23%) more than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
+$13K (35%) more than average University of Wisconsin salary ($30K)
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-$18K (52%) less than average University of Wisconsin Researcher salary ($43K)
"None, the salary for a course assistant is about what I get."
+$18K (34%) more than average University of Wisconsin Researcher salary ($43K)

$28K San Diego State University's Average Researcher Salary (2 salaries)

-$6K (19%) less than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
-$2K (6%) less than average San Diego State University salary ($30K)
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+$3K (10%) more than average San Diego State University Researcher salary ($28K)
"I was not working full time, thus it was ok for me"
-$4K (15%) less than average San Diego State University Researcher salary ($28K)

$24K University of Florida's Average Researcher Salary (2 salaries)

-$10K (34%) less than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
-$6K (22%) less than average University of Florida salary ($30K)
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-$7K (34%) less than average University of Florida Researcher salary ($24K)
"Yes, I feel that I am a little bit underpaid."
+$6K (22%) more than average University of Florida Researcher salary ($24K)

$22K University of Arizona's Average Researcher Salary (2 salaries)

-$12K (42%) less than national average Researcher salary ($34K)
-$8K (30%) less than average University of Arizona salary ($30K)
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-$10K (58%) less than average University of Arizona Researcher salary ($22K)
"I feel I am underpaid, but the experience I am getting here is very important for my career."
+$10K (37%) more than average University of Arizona Researcher salary ($22K)
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