Research Assistant Salaries

14,351 SalariesUpdated May 16, 2021

Average Base Pay
$38,653 / yr
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How much does a Research Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $38,653 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 14,351 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees.

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Research Assistant

Wayne State

$48,448/yr

Range: $20K - $114K

446 salaries

$48,448/yr
$20K$114K

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Michigan

$15/hr

Range: $8 - $42

354 salaries

$15/hr
$8$42

Research Assistant

Brigham and Women's Hospital

$39,900/yr

Range: $27K - $117K

344 salaries

$39,900/yr
$27K$117K

Research Assistant

Boston Children's Hospital

$40,516/yr

Range: $31K - $132K

334 salaries

$40,516/yr
$31K$132K

Research Assistant

Rockefeller University

$54,491/yr

Range: $38K - $89K

318 salaries

$54,491/yr
$38K$89K

Research Assistant

American Institutes for Research

$48,298/yr

Range: $38K - $86K

309 salaries

$48,298/yr
$38K$86K

Research Assistant - Hourly

Brigham Young University (BYU)

$12/hr

Range: $8 - $21

292 salaries

$12/hr
$8$21

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Research Assistant

Stanford University

$54,118/yr

Range: $27K - $108K

245 salaries

$54,118/yr
$27K$108K

Research Assistant - Monthly

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

$2,286/mo

Range: $952 - $5K

235 salaries

$2,286/mo
$952$5K

Research Assistant

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

$48,948/yr

Range: $35K - $99K

215 salaries

$48,948/yr
$35K$99K

Research Assistant

ICF

$50,914/yr

Range: $30K - $86K

214 salaries

$50,914/yr
$30K$86K

Research Assistant

Columbia University

$49,925/yr

Range: $13K - $86K

197 salaries

$49,925/yr
$13K$86K

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Washington

$16/hr

Range: $10 - $33

172 salaries

$16/hr
$10$33

Research Assistant - Hourly

Texas A&M University

$11/hr

Range: $6 - $30

169 salaries

$11/hr
$6$30

Research Assistant

Federal Reserve Board

$65,000/yr

Range: $50K - $76K

165 salaries

$65,000/yr
$50K$76K

Research Assistant - Hourly

Arizona State University

$13/hr

Range: $6 - $31

165 salaries

$13/hr
$6$31

Research Assistant

University of Chicago

$39,706/yr

Range: $24K - $79K

162 salaries

$39,706/yr
$24K$79K

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Minnesota

$16/hr

Range: $6 - $45

161 salaries

$16/hr
$6$45

Research Assistant

University of Iowa

$43,712/yr

Range: $20K - $73K

158 salaries

$43,712/yr
$20K$73K

Research Assistant

Purdue University

$24,341/yr

Range: $12K - $57K

158 salaries

$24,341/yr
$12K$57K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$2,500
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $2,500 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$104,142
per year
A Research Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $104,142 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
Provo, UT Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$32,896
per year
A Research Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $32,896 per year
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$15
hourly
An Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Laramie, WY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Laramie, WY Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$1,800
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Columbia, MO Area area reported making $1,800 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbia, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$17
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$19
hourly
A Research Assistant in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$1,735
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Lubbock, TX Area area reported making $1,735 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lubbock, TX Area area
 
Part-time
College / University
$31
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $31 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
College / University