How much does a Lead Research Assistant make?

Updated Sep 27, 2021

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$49,416 /yr
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$72K

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The national average salary for Lead Research Assistant is $49,416 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Lead Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Research Assistant employees.

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Lead Research Assistant$49,416 /yr
L5
Principal Research Assistant$71,865 /yr
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Seachem
5

Seachem

Lead Research Assistant
About 

$44K -$48K

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$44K

$48K

$43,976 - $47,676 Range

UMass Medical School
3.8

UMass Medical School

Lead Research Assistant
About 

$36K -$40K

$36K

$40K

$36,128 - $39,644 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Lead Research Assistant
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$48,356 - $52,417 Range

Emory University School of Medicine
4.2

Emory University School of Medicine

Lead Research Assistant
About 

$42K -$45K

$42K

$45K

$41,745 - $44,783 Range

NIH
4.4

NIH

Research Fellow

$80,148

 /yr
Range: $33K - $107K

$33K

$107K

$32,750 - $107,299 Range

Parexel
3.6

Parexel

Clinical Research Associate

$106,408

 /yr
Range: $71K - $138K

$71K

$138K

$71,472 - $138,330 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Computer and Information Research Scientist

$169,779

 /yr
Range: $142K - $219K

$142K

$219K

$141,691 - $218,621 Range

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute
4.5

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Associate

$61,652

 /yr
Range: $33K - $84K

$33K

$84K

$32,644 - $83,729 Range

Yale University
4.4

Yale University

Associate Research Scientist

$61,984

 /yr
Range: $45K - $117K

$45K

$117K

$45,077 - $117,051 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Research Staff Member

$194,125

 /yr
Range: $32K - $273K

$32K

$273K

$32,206 - $273,368 Range

ORAU
4

ORAU

Postdoctoral Research Associate

$65,772

 /yr
Range: $55K - $102K

$55K

$102K

$54,988 - $101,784 Range

Harvard University
4.4

Harvard University

Research Fellow

$58,565

 /yr
Range: $34K - $167K

$34K

$167K

$33,911 - $166,579 Range

University of Maryland
4.3

University of Maryland

Research Associate

$63,790

 /yr
Range: $37K - $99K

$37K

$99K

$37,089 - $98,834 Range

Georgia Tech
4.3

Georgia Tech

Graduate Research Assistant

$28,949

 /yr
Range: $11K - $56K

$11K

$56K

$11,437 - $55,964 Range

Columbia University
4.2

Columbia University

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

$58,580

 /yr
Range: $47K - $728K

$47K

$728K

$46,848 - $727,964 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Research Fellow

$54,223

 /yr
Range: $42K - $73K

$42K

$73K

$42,225 - $73,408 Range

The University of North Carolina System
3.9

The University of North Carolina System

Postdoctoral Research Associate

$51,711

 /yr
Range: $43K - $75K

$43K

$75K

$42,522 - $75,138 Range

Brigham and Women's Hospital
3.9

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Research Fellow

$56,178

 /yr
Range: $46K - $94K

$46K

$94K

$46,141 - $94,463 Range

Massachusetts General Hospital
4

Massachusetts General Hospital

Research Fellow

$57,617

 /yr
Range: $41K - $690K

$41K

$690K

$41,361 - $689,899 Range

Case Western Reserve University
4.1

Case Western Reserve University

Research Associate

$53,023

 /yr
Range: $31K - $87K

$31K

$87K

$30,950 - $86,620 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Research Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Research Assistant is $49,416 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Research Assistant in United States is $72,310 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Research Assistant in United States is $33,770 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lead research assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$38,000
per year
A Lead Research Assistant in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$73,351
per year
A Lead Manufacturing Research Associate in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $73,351 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
$5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$63,608
per year
A Lead Core Research Associate in the Ardmore, OK Area area reported making $63,608 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ardmore, OK Area area
Self-Employed
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$49,931
per year
A Lead Research Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $49,931 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$40
hourly
A Lead Research Associate in the Bridgeport, CT Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Bridgeport, CT Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$40,278
per year
A Lead Research Associate in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $40,278 per year
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Lead Research Aide in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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