Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientist Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists is very modest at just $41K annually. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists (53 percent) who responded to the survey. For the most part, Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,155 - $61,625
$29K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,874
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$10.16 - $23.01
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$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,155 - $61,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,919  
Profit Sharing
$3,700  
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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$25,597 - $59,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $23.01  
   
Overtime
$22.43 - $33.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,919  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,700  
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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$25,597 - $59,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,984

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Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+17 percent) and New York (+9 percent). Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientists in San Antonio bring in salaries that are 33 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Philadelphia and Ann Arbor (20 percent lower and 19 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Assistant Research Scientist

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
6%
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Skills That Affect Assistant Research Scientist Salaries

Research Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Molecular Biology
▼1%

Biotechnology
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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