How much does a Senior Research Assistant make?

Updated Oct 14, 2021

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$54,444 /yr
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809 salaries

$40K

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$54K

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The national average salary for Senior Research Assistant is $54,444 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 809 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Research Assistant employees.

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Senior Research Assistant$54,444 /yr
L4
Lead Research Assistant$49,452 /yr
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OHSU
3.9

OHSU

Senior Research Assistant

$48,954

 /yr
Range: $37K - $84K
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$37K

$84K

$36,881 - $83,577 Range

MD Anderson Cancer Center
4.2

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Senior Research Assistant

$47,753

 /yr
Range: $43K - $56K

$43K

$56K

$42,535 - $55,599 Range

Federal Reserve Board
4.4

Federal Reserve Board

Senior Research Assistant

$69,785

 /yr
Range: $57K - $78K

$57K

$78K

$57,362 - $78,338 Range

Baylor College of Medicine
3.8

Baylor College of Medicine

Senior Research Assistant

$57,162

 /yr
Range: $51K - $67K

$51K

$67K

$51,465 - $66,879 Range

The Johns Hopkins University
4.2

The Johns Hopkins University

Senior Research Assistant

$53,757

 /yr
Range: $49K - $63K

$49K

$63K

$48,802 - $63,180 Range

Brookings Institution
3.9

Brookings Institution

Senior Research Assistant

$52,830

 /yr
Range: $49K - $56K

$49K

$56K

$49,457 - $56,009 Range

IFPRI
4.1

IFPRI

Senior Research Assistant

$60,866

 /yr
Range: $56K - $63K

$56K

$63K

$55,504 - $62,945 Range

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UTHealth
4.1

UTHealth

Senior Research Assistant

$42,554

 /yr
Range: $39K - $615K

$39K

$615K

$39,186 - $614,622 Range

Brigham and Women's Hospital
3.9

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Senior Research Assistant

$49,974

 /yr
Range: $43K - $67K

$43K

$67K

$42,809 - $66,723 Range

Memorial Sloan Kettering
4

Memorial Sloan Kettering

Senior Research Assistant

$75,123

 /yr
Range: $56K - $98K

$56K

$98K

$55,720 - $97,851 Range

George Washington University
4

George Washington University

Senior Research Assistant

$48,555

 /yr
Range: $35K - $77K

$35K

$77K

$35,220 - $77,397 Range

S&P Global
4.1

S&P Global

Senior Research Assistant

$84,118

 /yr
Range: $74K - $106K

$74K

$106K

$74,181 - $105,659 Range

Child Trends
3.7

Child Trends

Senior Research Assistant

$49,979

 /yr
Range: $48K - $51K

$48K

$51K

$47,926 - $50,826 Range

Henry Ford Health System
3.8

Henry Ford Health System

Senior Research Assistant

$49,694

 /yr
Range: $48K - $52K

$48K

$52K

$47,803 - $52,472 Range

University of Tennesee Health Science Center

Senior Research Assistant

$39,218

 /yr
Range: $37K - $47K

$37K

$47K

$36,813 - $46,766 Range

Saint Louis University
3.9

Saint Louis University

Senior Research Assistant

$50,142

 /yr
Range: $46K - $63K

$46K

$63K

$45,537 - $63,471 Range

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
4.1

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Senior Research Assistant

$41,278

 /yr
Range: $38K - $43K

$38K

$43K

$37,568 - $43,224 Range

Educational Testing Service
3.5

Educational Testing Service

Senior Research Assistant

$60,440

 /yr
Range: $57K - $67K

$57K

$67K

$57,434 - $67,478 Range

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
4.1

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Senior Research Assistant

$75,296

 /yr
Range: $60K - $89K

$60K

$89K

$60,248 - $89,041 Range

UT Health San Antonio
3.7

UT Health San Antonio

Senior Research Assistant

$38,618

 /yr
Range: $31K - $51K

$31K

$51K

$30,713 - $51,491 Range

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The national average salary for a Senior Research Assistant is $54,444 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 809 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Research Assistant in United States is $74,531 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Research Assistant in United States is $39,771 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$50,360
per year
A Senior Research Assistant in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $50,360 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$54,000
per year
A Senior Research Associate in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$62,000
per year
A Senior Research Associate in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$94,000
per year
A Senior Research Associate II in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $94,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$30
hourly
A Senior Research Associate in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$53,000
per year
A Senior Research Assistant in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $53,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$56,000
per year
A Senior Research Associate in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$74,000
per year
A Senior Research Associate in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $74,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$70,800
per year
A Senior Research Assistant in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $70,800 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$80,000
per year
A Senior Research Associate in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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