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Health Policy Research Assistant Salary

Average Health Policy Research Assistants in the United States make around $41K annually. Most Health Policy Research Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,889 - $51,106
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$32K
$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,918
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$13.91 - $22.98
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$18
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,889 - $51,106  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
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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$31,158 - $50,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $22.98  
   
Overtime
$10.65 - $27.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
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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$31,158 - $50,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Data Analysis, Research Analysis, and Proposal Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Literature Searching and Technical Writing.

Related Job Salaries

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Skills That Affect Health Policy Research Assistant Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

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 24 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 8%
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