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Average salary for Academic Researchers



542 Academic Researcher salaries.


Average Salary

The average salary for Academic Researchers is $58,000 per year.


Average Bonus

The average bonus for Academic Research is $0.

Top Academic Researcher Salaries - By  Title


Title Average Salary Salary Comparison

Head of Departments/Schools




Lecturer & Teaching Fellow


Research Fellow & Principal Researcher


Research Assistant


The highest paid Academic Researchers are Head of Departments/Schoolss at $107,000 annually. The lowest paid Academic Researchers are Research Assistants at $43,000.


Top Academic Researcher Salaries - By  Location


Location Average Salary Salary Comparison







Hong Kong






Most Academic Researchers using Emolument work in Canada for an average salary of $35,000. The best paid Academic Researchers work in Switzerland for an average salary of $99,000.


Top Academic Researcher Salaries - By  Sectors


Sectors Average Salary Salary Comparison

Higher Education


Think Tanks


The most represented industry for Academic Researchers on Emolument is Think Tanks. Academic Researchers in that industry earn an average salary of $47,000. The highest paying sector for Academic Researchers is Higher Education, with an average salary of $59,000.


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