13,656 Research assistant jobs in United States

  • RiceTec, Inc. Logo
    RiceTec, Inc.3.3 ★
    Trait Deployment Research Assistant
    Alvin, TX
    $50K - $76K (Glassdoor est.)
  • C.L. Butaud Wines
    Assistant Winemaker/Enologist
    Hye, TX
    $70K (Employer est.)
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  • Black Hills Regional Eye Institute Logo
    Black Hills Regional Eye Institute2.7 ★
    Clinical Research Coordinator
    Rapid City, SD
    $33K - $48K (Employer est.)
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  • Enabled Engineering
    Research and Development Technician
    Blacksburg, VA
    $16.00 - $26.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Standard Laboratories, Inc
    Laboratory Technician
    Paonia, CO
    $16.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Mechanical Comfort, Inc.
    Scientific Equipment Service Technician (HVAC/R, Medical & Research Equip)
    Ames, IA
    $30.00 - $40.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • W.O. Zangger & Son, Inc.
    Research Assistant
    North Loup, NE
    $15.00 - $18.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
  • Morad Healthcare LLC
    Medical Laboratory Technician
    Vernal, UT
    $45K - $63K (Employer est.)
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  • Continental Carbon Logo
    Continental Carbon2.4 ★
    Laboratory Technician
    Sunray, TX
    $17.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Mildred Elley Logo
    Mildred Elley2.5 ★
    Veterinary Technology Lab Assistant Instructor
    Albany, NY
    $27.00 - $32.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • Amer Technology, Inc Logo
    Amer Technology, Inc4.5 ★
    Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP)
    Mason City, IA
    $35.00 - $40.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • PRISM Logo
    Clinical Research Coordinator-Pulmonary Part-Time
    Farmington Hills, MI
    $30K - $35K (Employer est.)
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  • Pomerene Hospital Logo
    Pomerene Hospital3.3 ★
    Medical Lab Technician (MLT)/ MT (DAY SHIFT) $15,000 Incentive
    Millersburg, OH
    $31K - $44K (Glassdoor est.)
    Easy Apply
  • TLM Diagnostics
    Medical Laboratory Technician
    Pleasant Hill, LA
    Easy Apply
  • Monroe County Medical Center
    Medical Laboratory Technician
    Tompkinsville, KY
    Easy Apply
    Laboratory Technician/Medical Technologist
    Immokalee, FL
    $20.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
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  • RS Healthcare Logo
    RS Healthcare
    Cath Lab Tech - $20k Sign On Bonus
    Lewiston, ID
    $64K - $84K (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
  • SMT Corp.
    Electrical Test Lab Supervisor Technician
    Sandy Hook, CT
    $27.00 - $35.00 Per Hour (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply
  • New Heights Staffing
    Cardiac Cath Lab Technician
    Warrenton, VA
    $39K - $62K (Glassdoor est.)
    Easy Apply
  • Mader Medx Logo
    Mader Medx4.9 ★
    Cardiac Cath Lab Rad Tech
    Fresno, CA
    $153K (Employer est.)
    Easy Apply

    Job Outlook for Research Assistant

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    A research assistant supports an academic project for an associated lab or team. Their role can include conducting literature reviews, recruiting study participants, conducting experiments, recording results, and presenting their findings to senior academic fellows. Many research assistants are current students, either undergraduates or graduates. Since grants are typically most plentiful in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) occupations, demand for research assistant with expertise in subjects such as biology, physics, chemistry, computer science, engineering and statistics is expected to remain the strongest.

    Frequently asked questions

    Find available research assistant jobs by utilizing Glassdoor's search engine database. If you're beginning your career as a research assistant, explore entry-level positions, and if you want greater flexibility in your work day you can filter your search to focus on part-time or work-from-home jobs.

    If you have experience as an assistant and are looking for ways to learn new research techniques and get in-field experience, search the job market for senior research assistant jobs. Once you've found your perfect match and have passed the first step in the application process, plan for your interview by studying the top research assistant interview questions.

    To maximize your earning potential, it's important to know what you'll make as a research assistant before you head into that interview and especially before you try to negotiate your salary. In order to score the highest paying research assistant job, consider the following.

    1. Research the average salary of research assistants in the city and state you're applying in. This average can vary depending on many factors of the region.
    2. Consider the amount of experience you have in your field. Salary ranges will vary depending on the type of research assistant position you're applying for and the skills you've acquired throughout your career. Use Glassdoor's projected salary range as you continue on your research assistant career path.
    3. When applying for a position be sure to list any marketable skills and certifications you have as a research assistant. This may include CCRP, PRC, PA-C, and CCRC certification.

    Your weekly or yearly salary isn't the only thing to consider when looking for a research assistant job. There are perks and benefits that can make the job more appealing.

    • Consider the amount of paid time off you'll receive each year. This includes the number of paid holidays and the number of weeks of vacation.
    • Research assistants often need to continue their education to receive promotions. Tuition reimbursements and weekly time off for classes and studying can increase your overall salary.
    • Retirement contributions, including matching 401(k)s, that add to your future savings can boost your salary. Be sure to check how long it takes to be fully vested.
    People who searched for research assistant jobs in United States also searched for research associate, research specialist, lab technician, lab assistant, research technician, graduate assistant, program assistant, lab tech, research intern, research coordinator. If you're getting few results, try a more general search term. If you're getting irrelevant result, try a more narrow and specific term.
    There are open research assistant jobs in several cities near United States including Boston, MA, New York, NY, Houston, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Saint Louis, MO, Philadelphia, PA, Chicago, IL, San Francisco, CA, Miami, FL, San Diego, CA
    RiceTec, Inc. Logo
    RiceTec, Inc.3.3 ★
    Trait Deployment Research Assistant
    Alvin, TX