Research Assistant Salaries

82,323 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$35,230 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,622
Range$445 - $12,042

How much does a Research Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $35,230 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 82,323 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees.

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Research Assistant

ICF

$48,986/yr

Range: $36K - $67K

188 salaries

$48,986/yr
$36K$67K

Research Assistant

Wayne State

$46,752/yr

Range: $21K - $71K

180 salaries

$46,752/yr
$21K$71K

Research Assistant - Hourly

Brigham Young University (BYU)

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $19

163 salaries

$11/hr
$9$19

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Michigan

$13/hr

Range: $9 - $27

140 salaries

$13/hr
$9$27

Research Assistant

Rockefeller University

$44,902/yr

Range: $38K - $59K

134 salaries

$44,902/yr
$38K$59K

Research Assistant

UCLA

$72,585/yr

Range: $70K - $95K

124 salaries

$72,585/yr
$70K$95K

Research Assistant

Boston Children's Hospital

$38,648/yr

Range: $32K - $55K

124 salaries

$38,648/yr
$32K$55K

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Research Assistant

American Institutes for Research

$43,029/yr

Range: $38K - $49K

108 salaries

$43,029/yr
$38K$49K

Research Assistant

Case Western Reserve University

$35,589/yr

Range: $23K - $49K

107 salaries

$35,589/yr
$23K$49K

Research Assistant

University of Alabama at Birmingham

$40,136/yr

Range: $24K - $59K

97 salaries

$40,136/yr
$24K$59K

Research Assistant

UC San Francisco

$71,460/yr

Range: $70K - $81K

90 salaries

$71,460/yr
$70K$81K

Research Assistant - Hourly

Johns Hopkins University

$18/hr

Range: $11 - $27

86 salaries

$18/hr
$11$27

Research Assistant

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

$42,697/yr

Range: $35K - $61K

86 salaries

$42,697/yr
$35K$61K

Research Assistant

Penn State University

$33,295/yr

Range: $20K - $63K

83 salaries

$33,295/yr
$20K$63K

Research Assistant

University of Maryland

$30,567/yr

Range: $21K - $75K

82 salaries

$30,567/yr
$21K$75K

Research Assistant

Stanford University

$47,313/yr

Range: $34K - $69K

80 salaries

$47,313/yr
$34K$69K

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Chicago

$15/hr

Range: $10 - $34

80 salaries

$15/hr
$10$34

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Pennsylvania

$13/hr

Range: $9 - $20

80 salaries

$13/hr
$9$20

Research Assistant

Boston University

$34,896/yr

Range: $22K - $53K

80 salaries

$34,896/yr
$22K$53K

Research Assistant

Harvard University

$45,129/yr

Range: $32K - $66K

79 salaries

$45,129/yr
$32K$66K
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Recent Salary Reports

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$32,000
per year
A Research Assistant in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$8
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $8 per hour
Job Highlights
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$22
hourly
A Research Assistant in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$31,500
per year
A Research Assistant in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $31,500 per year
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$3,900
monthly
A Research Assistant in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $3,900 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$12
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Fort Collins, CO Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Fort Collins, CO Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$12
hourly
An Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Gainesville, FL Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Gainesville, FL Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$26,000
per year
A Research Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $26,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$12
hourly
An Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University