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Health Policy Research Assistant Salary

Health Policy Research Assistants in the United States pull down an average of $41K per year. Most Health Policy Research Assistants survey respondents are women (78 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Health Policy Research Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$31,859 - $50,750
(Median)
$32K
$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,805
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$13.94 - $22.81
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$31,859 - $50,750  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
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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$31,077 - $50,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$13.94 - $22.81  
   
Overtime
$10.65 - $27.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
   
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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$31,077 - $50,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Data Analysis, 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.

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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
$40,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Literature Searching
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 9%
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