How much does a Researcher III - Academic make in the United States? The average Researcher III - Academic salary in the United States is $91,959 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $78,770 and $106,496. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Researcher III - Academic Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Researcher III - Academic Salary $66,762 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Researcher III - Academic Salary $78,770 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Researcher III - Academic Salary $91,959 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Researcher III - Academic Salary $106,496 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Researcher III - Academic Salary $119,731 US January 26, 2024
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What skills does a Researcher III - Academic need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Futures: Futures are derivative financial contracts obligating the buyer to purchase an asset or the seller to sell an asset at a predetermined future date and set price.

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Cell Biology: Utilizing techniques to study cell structures and functions for further research on human anatomy, physiology, and medications.

Analysis 7.83%
Futures 1.52%
Cell Biology 0.99%
Others 89.66%

Job Description for Researcher III - Academic

Researcher III - Academic carries out research/development activities. Makes detailed observations, analyzes data, and interprets results. Being a Researcher III - Academic compiles results and prepares technical reports and documentation of outcomes. Conducts research, writes substantive policy papers, collaborates with lead researchers with respect to larger or more complex studies. Additionally, Researcher III - Academic requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Researcher III - Academic is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Researcher III - Academic typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Researcher III - Academic

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Researcher III - Academic, the first career path typically progresses to Dean of Dentistry.

The second career path typically starts with an Associate Dean of Education position, and then progresses to Dean of Education.

The third career path typically starts with an Institutional Research Director - Assistant position, and then progresses to Institutional Research Director.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically progresses to Director of International Education.

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Researcher III - Academic salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Researcher III - Academic, the highest Researcher III - Academic salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Researcher III - Academic salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Researcher III - Academic salary is in Miami, FL, where the Researcher III - Academic salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.9%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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