Average Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants make around $42K per year. Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 84 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,292 - $53,943
$35K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,664
10%
50%
90%

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$17.69 - $22.01
$21
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$35,292 - $53,943  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$35,105 - $54,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$21.22  
   
Overtime
$33.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$35,105 - $54,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,932

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For Entry-Level Health Policy Research Assistants, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 7 percent above the national average. Trailing the national average by 6 percent, Boston is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Key Stats for Health Policy Research Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
2%
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Skills That Affect Health Policy Research Assistant Salaries

Proposal Writing
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Literature Searching
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$42,000

Project Coordinating
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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