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The average social policy researcher salary in United States is $64,707 or an equivalent hourly rate of $31. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,430. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level social policy researcher (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $44,816. On the other end, a senior level social policy researcher (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $85,794.

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Job Description
Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

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