NIH Research Fellow Salaries

Updated Oct 14, 2021

$80,190

/yr

Base Pay Average

2,120 Salaries

$33K$107K

Additional Pay Average:

$1,506

Low

High

$1,506 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 3 salaries

$783$2K
$783 - $2,085 Range
Stock Bonus, Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Research Fellow at NIH make?

The typical NIH Research Fellow salary is $80,190 per year. Research Fellow salaries at NIH can range from $32,728 - $107,227 per year. This estimate is based upon 2120 NIH Research Fellow salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Research Fellow at NIH can expect to make an average total pay of $80,190 per year.

$80,190

Total Pay Average

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Research Fellow Salaries by Demographic

Averages based on self-reported salaries. There may be multiple reasons for pay differences - one of which is a small number of salaries submitted per job. Help make it more accurate by adding yours. Learn how this feature works.

Race/Ethnicity
Salaries Submitted
Average Base Pay (USD)
Asian
4 salaries

$83,494

/yr
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported
38 salaries

$70,990

/yr
Indigenous American or Alaska Native
Not enough salaries reported
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Not enough salaries reported
Middle Eastern
Not enough salaries reported
Black or African American
Not enough salaries reported
Hispanic or Latinx
Not enough salaries reported
White
Not enough salaries reported

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Research Fellow/Research Fellow

Boston Children's Hospital

$54,310

/yr

Range: $47K - $71K

88 salaries

$54,310

/yr
$47K$71K
$46,535 - $70,709 Range

Research Fellow/Research Fellow

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

$49,478

/yr

Range: $45K - $63K

80 salaries

$49,478

/yr
$45K$63K
$44,582 - $63,397 Range

Research Fellow/Research Fellow

Joslin Diabetes Center

$57,050

/yr

Range: $48K - $66K

33 salaries

$57,050

/yr
$48K$66K
$48,263 - $65,915 Range

NIH Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Research Fellow is $56,068 per year in United States, which is 30% lower than the average NIH salary of $80,190 per year for this job.

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