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Research Assistant Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$30,647/yr
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$20K
Low
$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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      ICF
      $47,223/yr
      Range: $35K - $64K
      178 salaries
      $47,223/yr
      $35K$64K
      Wayne State
      $43,461/yr
      Range: $20K - $69K
      172 salaries
      $43,461/yr
      $20K$69K
      UCLA
      $67,843/yr
      Range: $21K - $88K
      141 salaries
      $67,843/yr
      $21K$88K
      University of Michigan
      $12/hr
      Range: $9 - $25
      129 salaries
      $12/hr
      $9$25
      Rockefeller University
      $42,230/yr
      Range: $35K - $59K
      123 salaries
      $42,230/yr
      $35K$59K
      Brigham Young University (BYU)
      $11/hr
      Range: $8 - $18
      121 salaries
      $11/hr
      $8$18
      Case Western Reserve University
      $34,399/yr
      Range: $23K - $47K
      99 salaries
      $34,399/yr
      $23K$47K

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      University of Alabama at Birmingham
      $37,637/yr
      Range: $22K - $55K
      97 salaries
      $37,637/yr
      $22K$55K
      UC San Francisco
      $67,648/yr
      Range: $32K - $81K
      96 salaries
      $67,648/yr
      $32K$81K
      Boston Children's Hospital
      $37,498/yr
      Range: $32K - $55K
      94 salaries
      $37,498/yr
      $32K$55K
      Stanford University
      $40,000/yr
      Range: $27K - $67K
      87 salaries
      $40,000/yr
      $27K$67K
      American Institutes for Research
      $40,000/yr
      Range: $35K - $48K
      85 salaries
      $40,000/yr
      $35K$48K
      Penn State University
      $38,723/yr
      Range: $18K - $60K
      83 salaries
      $38,723/yr
      $18K$60K
      University of Maryland
      $28,937/yr
      Range: $20K - $70K
      78 salaries
      $28,937/yr
      $20K$70K
      University of Chicago
      $15/hr
      Range: $9 - $25
      77 salaries
      $15/hr
      $9$25
      North Carolina State University
      $33,593/yr
      Range: $16K - $62K
      74 salaries
      $33,593/yr
      $16K$62K
      Johns Hopkins University
      $18/hr
      Range: $10 - $25
      72 salaries
      $18/hr
      $10$25
      University of Wisconsin
      $41,533/yr
      Range: $19K - $77K
      72 salaries
      $41,533/yr
      $19K$77K
      Henry M. Jackson Foundation
      $42,116/yr
      Range: $34K - $56K
      72 salaries
      $42,116/yr
      $34K$56K
      Stony Brook University
      $25,781/yr
      Range: $16K - $40K
      72 salaries
      $25,781/yr
      $16K$40K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $1,440
      monthly
      A Student Associate in the Lawrence, KS Area area reported making $1,440 per month
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Lawrence, KS Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $34,000
      per year
      A Research Assistant in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $34,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Providence, RI Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      College / University
      $13
      hourly
      A Research Assistant in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Part-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      College / University
      $16
      hourly
      A Research Assistant in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      Knoxville, TN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $45,000
      per year
      A Research Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $45,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      College / University
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