Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Research Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$59,635 / yrTotal Pay
$32,640 / yrBase Pay
$26,996 / yrAdditional Pay

$59,635

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$24K$357K
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The estimated total pay for a Research Assistant is $59,635 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $32,640 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 $26,996 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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Total Pay Trajectory

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$59,635 /yr
Research Assistant
$89,500 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Research Assistant

Some related job titles are Research Associate Salaries with median pay of $97,511, Clinical Research Assistant Salaries with median pay of $79,226, Graduate Research Assistant Salaries with median pay of $37,847, Lab Assistant Salaries with median pay of $66,280.

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Research Assistant in United States of America

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$28,444

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$44,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Research Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

$15

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

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$5,000

/moAvg Base Salary

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

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$34,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Research Assistant with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $39,501 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 16161 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Research Assistant in United States is $59,502 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Assistant in United States is $26,222 per year.

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