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Director of Research Salary

How much does a Director of Research make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Director of Research

$162,009 (USD)/yr

$78 (USD)/hr

$3,418 (USD)/yr

$160,019 (USD)/yr

$77 (USD)/hr

$3,418 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Directs and coordinates the organization's research function, and oversees the research staff. Develops and executes research studies, standards, and guidelines for research programs. Oversees the collection and research of data, products, processes, and/or services for the purpose of improving said data, products, processes, and/or services. Heads and designs the organization's research studies, and evaluates the effectiveness of the organization's research programs and policies.
The average director of research salary in United States is $162,009 or an equivalent hourly rate of $78. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,418. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$117,019 (USD)

$199,262 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$187,813 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Director of Research will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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