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Research Assistant Salaries

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37,981 SalariesUpdated Jan 21, 2018
Average Base Pay
$30,647/yr
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$20K
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$31K
Average
$46K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,475
Range$412 - $10,660
How much does a Research Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $30,647 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 37,981 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      ICF
      $49,142/yr
      Range: $35K - $64K
      172 salaries
      $49,142/yr
      $35K$64K
      Wayne State
      $47,446/yr
      Range: $20K - $69K
      167 salaries
      $47,446/yr
      $20K$69K
      UCLA
      $65,889/yr
      Range: $21K - $88K
      141 salaries
      $65,889/yr
      $21K$88K
      Rockefeller University
      $43,550/yr
      Range: $35K - $59K
      122 salaries
      $43,550/yr
      $35K$59K
      University of Michigan
      $13/hr
      Range: $9 - $25
      116 salaries
      $13/hr
      $9$25
      Brigham Young University (BYU)
      $12/hr
      Range: $8 - $18
      111 salaries
      $12/hr
      $8$18
      UC San Francisco
      $67,891/yr
      Range: $32K - $81K
      98 salaries
      $67,891/yr
      $32K$81K

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      University of Alabama at Birmingham
      $38,028/yr
      Range: $22K - $55K
      95 salaries
      $38,028/yr
      $22K$55K
      Case Western Reserve University
      $34,910/yr
      Range: $23K - $47K
      94 salaries
      $34,910/yr
      $23K$47K
      Boston Children's Hospital
      $38,087/yr
      Range: $32K - $55K
      89 salaries
      $38,087/yr
      $32K$55K
      Stanford University
      $42,779/yr
      Range: $27K - $67K
      83 salaries
      $42,779/yr
      $27K$67K
      Penn State University
      $38,143/yr
      Range: $18K - $60K
      78 salaries
      $38,143/yr
      $18K$60K
      American Institutes for Research
      $39,275/yr
      Range: $35K - $45K
      77 salaries
      $39,275/yr
      $35K$45K
      University of Maryland
      $31,237/yr
      Range: $20K - $70K
      75 salaries
      $31,237/yr
      $20K$70K
      North Carolina State University
      $33,563/yr
      Range: $16K - $62K
      73 salaries
      $33,563/yr
      $16K$62K
      University of Wisconsin
      $42,672/yr
      Range: $19K - $77K
      71 salaries
      $42,672/yr
      $19K$77K
      Stony Brook University
      $25,481/yr
      Range: $16K - $40K
      71 salaries
      $25,481/yr
      $16K$40K
      University of Hawai'i
      $74,876/yr
      Range: $21K - $108K
      69 salaries
      $74,876/yr
      $21K$108K
      Henry M. Jackson Foundation
      $42,562/yr
      Range: $34K - $56K
      69 salaries
      $42,562/yr
      $34K$56K
      University of Chicago
      $15/hr
      Range: $9 - $25
      67 salaries
      $15/hr
      $9$25

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Research Assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $17
      hourly
      A Research Assistant in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $17 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Las Vegas, NV Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $30,000
      per year
      A Research Assistant in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $30,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      College / University
      $20,000
      per year
      A Ph D Research Assistant in the Lafayette, IN Area area reported making $20,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Lafayette, IN Area area
      Part-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $12
      hourly
      A Research Assistant in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Oklahoma City, OK Area area
      Part-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      College / University
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