Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) is $24,600 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Salary (?
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$14,439 - $36,611
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MEDIAN: $24,600
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Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Salary (?
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$10.00 - $24.72
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$14,439 - $36,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$15,711 - $42,418  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $24.72  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
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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$15,711 - $42,418  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)

  • Participate in manuscript writing.
  • Interpret evidence.
  • Plan and execute research activities.
  • Maintain up-to date scientific knowledge in research field.

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Experience Affects Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 31%
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