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Institutional Research Director in the United States

How much does a Institutional Research Director earn in the United States? The average Institutional Research Director salary in the United States is $96,040 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $77,673 and $117,011. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Directs and oversees institutional research and studies for a university/college. Designs and leads institutional research studies evaluating the effectiveness of the organization's programs and policies. Manages data collection and analysis and oversees the formulation of research reports. May require an advanced degree. Typically reports to a head of a department. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.

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    Institutional Research Director - Assistant

    Bachelor's Degree

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