Research Analyst salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 5,202 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Research Analysts make?
The average total salary for a Research Analyst is $58,500 per year. This is based on data from 5,202 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Analyst and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Analyst salary can vary between $23,500 to $201,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Analyst salary by location

Research Analyst salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
TriNet, New York County, NY
17 income tax records
$58K – $648K
University Of California, San Diego County, CA
11 income tax records
$18K – $89K
Federal Reserve Bank Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH
11 income tax records
$43K – $71K
State Of California, Sacramento County, CA
19 income tax records
$41K – $81K
Optum, District Of Columbia County, DC
12 income tax records
$31K – $79K
Wells Fargo, Polk County, IA
13 income tax records
$45K – $57K
The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
20 income tax records
$39K – $64K
Duke University, Durham County, NC
18 income tax records
$42K – $76K
State Of Arizona, Maricopa County, AZ
14 income tax records
$28K – $83K
Arizona State University, Maricopa County, AZ
18 income tax records
$25K – $76K
University Of Kentucky, Fayette County, KY
13 income tax records
$29K – $50K
University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
11 income tax records
$26K – $75K

Research Analyst demographics in United States

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65% are single
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35% are married
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25% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Analysts in United States

5,202 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research analyst in the United States is $58,500 per year. Research analyst salaries in the United States can vary between $23,500 to $201,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 5,202 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research analyst.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research analysts in the United States: TriNet ($178,500 a year), University of California ($64,500 a year), and Federal Reserve Bank Cleveland ($62,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research analysts in the United States: New York Metro Area, NY ($91,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($79,500 a year), and Bridgeport Metro Area, CT ($79,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.