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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Graduate Research Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$37,800 / yrTotal Pay
$37,800 / yrBase Pay
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The estimated salary for a Graduate Research Assistant is $37,800 per year in the United States area. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Georgia Tech
4.3

Georgia Tech

Graduate Research Assistant

$30,730

 /yr
Range: $12K - $59K

$12K

$59K

$12,227 - $59,311 Range

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University of Texas at Austin
4.2

University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Research Assistant

$30,000

 /yr
Range: $21K - $62K

$21K

$62K

$20,673 - $61,824 Range

Purdue University
4.3

Purdue University

Graduate Research Assistant

$25,667

 /yr
Range: $12K - $50K

$12K

$50K

$11,502 - $49,622 Range

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4.5

$29,241

 /yr
Range: $20K - $76K

$20K

$76K

$20,112 - $75,800 Range

University of Wisconsin-Madison
4.3

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Graduate Research Assistant

$29,976

 /yr
Range: $16K - $65K

$16K

$65K

$16,384 - $65,301 Range

Purdue University
4.3

Purdue University

Graduate Research Assistant

$26,487

 /yr
Range: $14K - $51K

$14K

$51K

$13,603 - $51,240 Range

Texas A&M University
4.4

Texas A&M University

Graduate Research Assistant

$26,947

 /yr
Range: $13K - $49K

$13K

$49K

$13,310 - $49,400 Range

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Texas A&M University
4.4

Texas A&M University

Graduate Research Assistant - Monthly

$2,213

 /mo
Range: $923 - $6K

$923

$6K

$923 - $5,933 Range

University of Texas at Austin
4.2

University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Research Assistant - Monthly

$2,348

 /mo
Range: $1K - $6K

$1K

$6K

$1,207 - $5,886 Range

Georgia Tech
4.3

Georgia Tech

Graduate Research Assistant

$29,227

 /yr
Range: $10K - $87K

$10K

$87K

$10,227 - $86,825 Range

Virginia Tech
4.3

Virginia Tech

Graduate Research Assistant

$27,617

 /yr
Range: $14K - $63K

$14K

$63K

$13,755 - $62,918 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Graduate Research Assistant

$34,230

 /yr
Range: $22K - $119K

$22K

$119K

$21,560 - $118,930 Range

University of Florida
4.3

University of Florida

Graduate Research Assistant

$28,965

 /yr
Range: $17K - $261K

$17K

$261K

$17,289 - $260,977 Range

Penn State
4.2

Penn State

Graduate Research Assistant

$29,509

 /yr
Range: $19K - $79K

$19K

$79K

$19,114 - $78,938 Range

Cornell University
4.5

Cornell University

Graduate Research Assistant

$37,949

 /yr
Range: $9K - $52K

$9K

$52K

$9,388 - $52,053 Range

University of Maryland
4.2

University of Maryland

Graduate Research Assistant

$32,649

 /yr
Range: $15K - $54K

$15K

$54K

$14,865 - $54,300 Range

The Ohio State University
4.1

The Ohio State University

Graduate Research Assistant

$28,501

 /yr
Range: $20K - $68K

$20K

$68K

$19,555 - $67,713 Range

University of Minnesota
4.2

University of Minnesota

Graduate Research Assistant

$31,022

 /yr
Range: $18K - $75K

$18K

$75K

$17,659 - $75,480 Range

University of Utah
4.2

University of Utah

Graduate Research Assistant

$29,984

 /yr
Range: $19K - $60K

$19K

$60K

$19,270 - $59,540 Range

MIT
4.4

MIT

Graduate Research Assistant

$42,835

 /yr
Range: $29K - $79K

$29K

$79K

$29,048 - $78,776 Range

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$1,000

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$3,000

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$36,000

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$22,000

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with less than one year of experience

$2,785

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$32,000

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with less than one year of experience

$32,000

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$36,000

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$28,000

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8 days ago by a Graduate Research Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Graduate Research Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Graduate Research Assistant is $29,911 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Graduate Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 16214 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Graduate Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Graduate Research Assistant in United States is $39,881 per year.

The lowest salary for a Graduate Research Assistant in United States is $22,433 per year.

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