Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistant Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants come in at around $42K annually on average. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$35,550 - $53,990
$36K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,662
10%
50%
90%

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$16.50 - $21.84
$21
MEDIAN: $20.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$35,550 - $53,990  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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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$35,244 - $54,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$20.90  
   
Overtime
$33.93  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$35,244 - $54,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,899

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants, New York offers exceptional salaries, 7 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 5 percent south of the national average, can be found in Boston.

Key Stats for Health Policy Research Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
82%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Health Policy Research Assistant Salaries

Proposal Writing
▲12%

Literature Searching
▲6%

Project Management
▲6%

National Average
$42,000


Project Coordinating
▼3%

Research Analysis
▼4%

Technical Writing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 2%