How much does a Researcher I - Academic make in the United States? The average Researcher I - Academic salary in the United States is $59,542 as of February 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $53,586 and $72,410. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Researcher I - Academic carries out research/development activities. Makes detailed observations, analyzes data, and interprets results. Being a Researcher I - Academic compiles results and prepares technical reports and documentation of outcomes. Develops research or policy papers, studies, and reports by conducting research in specific areas. Additionally, Researcher I - Academic requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Researcher I - Academic works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Researcher I - Academic typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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