Research Fellow Salary in the United States

How much does a Research Fellow make in the United States? The average Research Fellow salary in the United States is $168,584 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $150,493 and $194,448. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Research Fellow develops the strategy and vision to position a project from inception through completion; creates teams and collaborations that understand the project's direction. Communicates direction through words or actions to inspire team members to reach goals. Being a Research Fellow also responsible for planning and budgeting. Requires a Ph.D. in their field of specialty. Additionally, Research Fellow typically reports to top management. The Research Fellow 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. To be a Research Fellow typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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