How much does a Research Technician I make?

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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$39,777 /yr
Average Base Pay

321 salaries

$33K

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$40K

Average

$48K

High

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How much does a Research Technician I make? The national average salary for a Research Technician I is $39,777 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Technician I salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 321 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Technician I employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Research Technician I?

$39,777 /yr
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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Research Technician I in United States of America

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$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Research Technician I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$900/hr

17 days ago by a R&D Technician I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

29 days ago by a Research Technician I with 4 to 6 years of experience

$37,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

34 days ago by a Research Technician I with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

34 days ago by a Research Technician I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$33,280

/yrAvg Base Salary

35 days ago by a Research Technician I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

36 days ago by a Research Technician I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$800/hr

36 days ago by a Research Technician I with 10 to 14 years of experience

$35,172

/yrAvg Base Salary

51 days ago by a Research Technician I with less than one year of experience

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Massachusetts General Hospital
4.1

Massachusetts General Hospital

Research Technician I

$37,701

 /yr
Range: $35K - $46K

$35K

$46K

$34,916 - $46,008 Range

Stowers Institute For Medical Research
4.2

Stowers Institute For Medical Research

Research Technician I

$36,109

 /yr
Range: $33K - $40K

$33K

$40K

$33,253 - $39,584 Range

Weill Cornell Medical College
4

Weill Cornell Medical College

Research Technician I

$44,776

 /yr
Range: $41K - $53K

$41K

$53K

$40,925 - $52,847 Range

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
4.1

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Research Technician I

$45,493

 /yr
Range: $42K - $51K

$42K

$51K

$42,112 - $50,876 Range

Charles River Laboratories
3.3

Charles River Laboratories

Research Technician I - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3.8

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Research Technician I

$37,966

 /yr
Range: $37K - $42K

$37K

$42K

$37,454 - $41,644 Range

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
4.5

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Research Technician I

$40,873

 /yr
Range: $35K - $50K

$35K

$50K

$35,232 - $50,096 Range

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Washington University in St. Louis
4.3

Washington University in St. Louis

Research Technician I - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
4.6

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Technician I

$43,229

 /yr
Range: $38K - $55K

$38K

$55K

$37,800 - $54,837 Range

The Broad Institute
4.4

The Broad Institute

Research Technician I

$48,129

 /yr
Range: $45K - $56K

$45K

$56K

$45,221 - $56,471 Range

IUPUI
4.3

IUPUI

Research Technician I

$34,443

 /yr
Range: $31K - $42K

$31K

$42K

$30,797 - $41,958 Range

Children's National Hospital
3.8

Children's National Hospital

Research Technician I

$44,481

 /yr
Range: $38K - $59K

$38K

$59K

$38,166 - $59,023 Range

Center for Infectious Disease Research
3.5

Center for Infectious Disease Research

Research Technician I

$41,194

 /yr
Range: $39K - $47K

$39K

$47K

$39,411 - $47,433 Range

Medical College of Wisconsin
3.7

Medical College of Wisconsin

Research Technician I

$37,702

 /yr
Range: $37K - $41K

$37K

$41K

$37,103 - $40,505 Range

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
4.1

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Research Technician I

$40,790

 /yr
Range: $39K - $42K

$39K

$42K

$38,878 - $42,212 Range

Northwestern University
4.3

Northwestern University

Research Technician I

$46,376

 /yr
Range: $36K - $57K

$36K

$57K

$36,450 - $56,581 Range

CBSET
3

CBSET

Research Technician I - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $23

$20

$23

$20 - $23 Range

Weill Cornell Medicine

Research Technician I - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $19 - $25

$19

$25

$19 - $25 Range

Baylor College of Medicine
3.8

Baylor College of Medicine

Research Technician I

$32,673

 /yr
Range: $29K - $34K

$29K

$34K

$28,647 - $34,362 Range

UMass Chan Medical School
3.8

UMass Chan Medical School

Research Technician I - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Technician I salaries

The national average salary for a Research Technician I is $39,777 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Research Technician I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 321 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Technician I employees.

The highest salary for a Research Technician I in United States is $48,129 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Technician I in United States is $32,875 per year.

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