Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Research Associate make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$93,523 / yrTotal Pay
$59,328 / yrBase Pay
$34,195 / yrAdditional Pay

$93,523

 / yr
$42K$345K
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The estimated total pay for a Research Associate is $93,523 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $59,328 per year. These numbers represent 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 estimated additional pay is $34,195 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Clinical Research Associate Salaries with median pay of $99,808, Equity Research Associate Salaries with median pay of $95,586, Research Assistant Salaries with median pay of $57,952, Analyst Salaries with median pay of $87,574.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute
4.4

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Associate

$64,223

 /yr
Range: $34K - $87K

$34K

$87K

$34,070 - $87,389 Range

University of Maryland
4.2

University of Maryland

Research Associate

$66,150

 /yr
Range: $39K - $103K

$39K

$103K

$38,763 - $103,089 Range

Case Western Reserve University
4.1

$55,341

 /yr
Range: $32K - $90K

$32K

$90K

$32,393 - $90,376 Range

Harvard University
4.4

Harvard University

Research Associate

$68,494

 /yr
Range: $29K - $534K

$29K

$534K

$29,358 - $533,961 Range

Brookhaven National Laboratory
3.7

$70,851

 /yr
Range: $60K - $101K

$60K

$101K

$59,596 - $101,061 Range

University of Pittsburgh
4.1

University of Pittsburgh

Research Associate

$55,078

 /yr
Range: $27K - $93K

$27K

$93K

$27,172 - $93,145 Range

CoStar Group
2.7

CoStar Group

Research Associate

$60,109

 /yr
Range: $22K - $76K

$22K

$76K

$21,558 - $75,654 Range

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The Scripps Research Institute
4.2

$54,810

 /yr
Range: $40K - $72K

$40K

$72K

$39,642 - $72,105 Range

Northwestern University
4.2

Northwestern University

Research Associate

$61,036

 /yr
Range: $31K - $112K

$31K

$112K

$31,390 - $111,923 Range

University of Minnesota
4.2

University of Minnesota

Research Associate

$61,283

 /yr
Range: $37K - $106K

$37K

$106K

$36,825 - $106,258 Range

The Johns Hopkins University
4.2

$67,166

 /yr
Range: $30K - $111K

$30K

$111K

$29,686 - $110,901 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Research Associate

$63,346

 /yr
Range: $26K - $93K

$26K

$93K

$25,769 - $92,599 Range

Mayo Clinic
4.0

Mayo Clinic

Research Associate

$68,462

 /yr
Range: $33K - $107K

$33K

$107K

$32,787 - $106,804 Range

University of Colorado Boulder
4.3

$61,101

 /yr
Range: $36K - $112K

$36K

$112K

$35,637 - $112,019 Range

University of Virginia
4.3

University of Virginia

Research Associate

$55,176

 /yr
Range: $40K - $84K

$40K

$84K

$40,447 - $83,752 Range

University of Washington
4.2

University of Washington

Research Associate

$62,007

 /yr
Range: $29K - $92K

$29K

$92K

$29,394 - $92,140 Range

Cornell University
4.5

Cornell University

Research Associate

$67,577

 /yr
Range: $48K - $116K

$48K

$116K

$47,516 - $115,769 Range

Genentech
4.3

Genentech

Research Associate

$94,821

 /yr
Range: $55K - $117K

$55K

$117K

$55,059 - $116,761 Range

Goldman Sachs
4.0

Goldman Sachs

Research Associate

$146,731

 /yr
Range: $72K - $217K

$72K

$217K

$72,000 - $216,602 Range

NERA Economic Consulting
3.9

NERA Economic Consulting

Research Associate

$82,731

 /yr
Range: $70K - $94K

$70K

$94K

$69,746 - $93,574 Range

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$90,000

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8 days ago by a Research Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

$66,560

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8 days ago by a Research Associate II with 1 to 3 years of experience

$48,500

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8 days ago by a Research Associate with less than one year of experience

$35

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8 days ago by a Research Associate I with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$84,000

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8 days ago by a Investment Research Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Research Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

$62,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Research Associate with 7 to 9 years of experience

$75,000

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8 days ago by a Research Associate I with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Research Associate is $59,333 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 31436 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Research Associate in United States is $87,319 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Associate in United States is $40,316 per year.

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