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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Postdoctoral Research Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$53,659 / yrTotal Pay
$53,659 / yrBase Pay
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$53,659

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The estimated salary for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant is $53,659 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. The typical Postdoctoral Research Assistant salary is $53,659. Salaries can range from $6,573 - $438,040. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Postdoctoral Research Assistant in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $53,659.

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Purdue University
4.3

Purdue University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$54,312

 /yr
Range: $43K - $68K
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$43K

$68K

$43,497 - $67,826 Range

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Arizona State University
4.3

Arizona State University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$55,022

 /yr
Range: $50K - $93K

$50K

$93K

$49,711 - $93,436 Range

Portland State University
3.9

Portland State University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$56,703

 /yr
Range: $49K - $73K

$49K

$73K

$49,310 - $73,341 Range

University of Rochester
4.0

University of Rochester

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$54,509

 /yr
Range: $45K - $61K

$45K

$61K

$44,615 - $61,424 Range

Iowa State University
4.3

Iowa State University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$51,111

 /yr
Range: $45K - $62K

$45K

$62K

$45,435 - $61,966 Range

Florida State University
4.2

Florida State University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$48,521

 /yr
Range: $46K - $70K

$46K

$70K

$45,646 - $70,278 Range

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4.5

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$52,306

 /yr
Range: $47K - $71K

$47K

$71K

$47,242 - $70,729 Range

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University of Toledo
4.0

University of Toledo

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$47,710

 /yr
Range: $47K - $52K

$47K

$52K

$47,474 - $52,428 Range

Michigan Technological University
4.2

Michigan Technological University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$70,346

 /yr
Range: $44K - $71K

$44K

$71K

$44,218 - $71,363 Range

University of Southern Mississippi
4.2

University of Southern Mississippi

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$42,331

 /yr
Range: $37K - $45K

$37K

$45K

$36,580 - $44,526 Range

University of Nebraska
4.0

University of Nebraska

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$42,784

 /yr
Range: $39K - $51K

$39K

$51K

$39,286 - $50,572 Range

NIH
4.4

NIH

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$66,333

 /yr
Range: $55K - $68K

$55K

$68K

$54,961 - $68,049 Range

University of Oklahoma
4.0

University of Oklahoma

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$49,026

 /yr
Range: $46K - $59K

$46K

$59K

$45,817 - $59,045 Range

Oakland University
4.2

Oakland University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$49,836

 /yr
Range: $50K - $52K

$50K

$52K

$49,836 - $51,830 Range

Rush University Medical Center
3.9

Rush University Medical Center

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$47K

$54K

$47,480 - $53,619 Range

Montana State University
3.9

Montana State University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$50K

$70K

$49,634 - $70,427 Range

Idaho State University
4.1

Idaho State University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$43K

$47K

$43,054 - $47,137 Range

University of Texas at Arlington
4.2

University of Texas at Arlington

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$44K

$52K

$44,324 - $52,366 Range

Georgia State University
4.0

Georgia State University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$47K

$68K

$46,866 - $67,671 Range

Drexel University
4.1

Drexel University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

$51K

$60K

$50,676 - $59,508 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Postdoctoral Research Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant is $52,132 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Postdoctoral Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 196 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Postdoctoral Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in United States is $64,415 per year.

The lowest salary for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in United States is $42,190 per year.

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