Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Salary

The average pay for a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) is $27,292 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$18,832 - $46,736
$19K
$28K
$47K
MEDIAN: $27,866
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$10.18 - $21.05
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MEDIAN: $14.85
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$0$46K
Salary $18,832 - $46,736
Bonus $3,000
Total Pay (?
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$20,010 - $45,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 271
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $10.18 - $21.05
Overtime $33.00
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $3,000
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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$20,010 - $45,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 116

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Job Description for Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)

Graduate research assistants (GRAs) are in charge of conducting research efforts at a graduate level, analyzing information, aggregating data, running calculations using spreadsheet software, and assisting professors, professionals, and other individuals in carrying out research and administrative tasks as needed.

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Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Tasks

  • Collect, validate and analyze data.
  • Maintain, calibrate, clean and update instruments and programs.
  • Research and write papers, summaries, presentations and documentation.
  • Create models, simulations and programs to analyze and disseminate data or findings.
  • Plan and execute research activities.

Common Career Paths for Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)


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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,845

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Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)?

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) in Birmingham:
"A better future."
Pros: It is a highly technical wirk. I like that this job is preparing for for a better future.
Cons: Most of the internation student I work with are lazy, performance poor quality tasks, and do not show interest in the program. I think most of the students are frustrated because of the slow salary.

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Key Stats for Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Salaries

Experienced
▲40%

▼0%

National Average
$29,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Research
▲4%



National Average
$29,000

Data Analysis
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 39%
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