Health Policy Research Assistant Salary

Median pay for Health Policy Research Assistants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $41K per year. Most Health Policy Research Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,901 - $50,807
(Median)
$32K
$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,910
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$13.70 - $22.70
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$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$31,901 - $50,807  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
Total Pay (?
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$30,886 - $50,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $22.70  
   
Overtime
$20.93 - $27.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
   
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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$30,886 - $50,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Health Policy Research Assistant

  • Gather information through surveys and searching databases.
  • Present findings for the benefit of governments, private foundations, and nonprofits.
  • Assist the researcher in conducting studies about the field of health policy.

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Health Policy Research Assistants report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Project Coordinating, Research Analysis, and Proposal Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Literature Searching and Technical Writing. Many workers who know Data Analysis also know Literature Searching.

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Skills That Affect Health Policy Research Assistant Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Literature Searching
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%