Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientist Salary

Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $40K per year. For the most part, Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists (58 percent) survey respondents. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,011 - $59,193
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,564
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$11.20 - $24.93
(Median)
$11
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,011 - $59,193  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,041  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $7,630  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,946 - $58,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.20 - $24.93  
   
Overtime
$20.54 - $37.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $7,630  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,946 - $58,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientist Salaries

Research Analysis
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Biotechnology
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$39,000

Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%