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Research Assistant Salaries in United States

14,841 SalariesUpdated Jun 22, 2021

Average Base Pay
$38,965 / yr
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The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $38,965 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 14,841 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees.

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Research Assistant

Wayne State

$46,931/yr

Range: $20k - $116k

451 salaries

$46,931/yr
$20k$116k

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Michigan

$15/hr

Range: $8 - $35

366 salaries

$15/hr
$8$35

Research Assistant

Boston Children's Hospital

$40,660/yr

Range: $29k - $134k

341 salaries

$40,660/yr
$29k$134k

Research Assistant

Rockefeller University

$60,633/yr

Range: $39k - $113k

325 salaries

$60,633/yr
$39k$113k

Research Assistant

American Institutes for Research

$48,600/yr

Range: $38k - $87k

311 salaries

$48,600/yr
$38k$87k

Research Assistant - Hourly

Brigham Young University (BYU)

$12/hr

Range: $9 - $22

297 salaries

$12/hr
$9$22

Research Assistant

Brigham and Women's Hospital

$40,138/yr

Range: $21k - $121k

283 salaries

$40,138/yr
$21k$121k

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Research Assistant - Monthly

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

$2,313/mo

Range: $961 - $8k

238 salaries

$2,313/mo
$961$8k

Research Assistant

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

$49,463/yr

Range: $35k - $104k

232 salaries

$49,463/yr
$35k$104k

Research Assistant

Stanford University

$52,665/yr

Range: $27k - $366k

225 salaries

$52,665/yr
$27k$366k

Research Assistant

ICF

$51,346/yr

Range: $30k - $87k

219 salaries

$51,346/yr
$30k$87k

Research Assistant

Columbia University

$50,558/yr

Range: $13k - $474k

213 salaries

$50,558/yr
$13k$474k

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Washington

$16/hr

Range: $10 - $33

179 salaries

$16/hr
$10$33

Research Assistant

Federal Reserve Board

$65,951/yr

Range: $50k - $77k

174 salaries

$65,951/yr
$50k$77k

Research Assistant - Hourly

Texas A&M University

$12/hr

Range: $6 - $30

173 salaries

$12/hr
$6$30

Research Assistant

Purdue University

$24,532/yr

Range: $12k - $58k

171 salaries

$24,532/yr
$12k$58k

Research Assistant - Hourly

University of Minnesota

$15/hr

Range: $7 - $31

168 salaries

$15/hr
$7$31

Research Assistant - Hourly

Arizona State University

$13/hr

Range: $6 - $32

167 salaries

$13/hr
$6$32

Research Assistant

University of Chicago

$40,855/yr

Range: $24k - $113k

164 salaries

$40,855/yr
$24k$113k

Research Assistant

University of Iowa

$43,817/yr

Range: $20k - $74k

163 salaries

$43,817/yr
$20k$74k