Entry-Level Research Administrator Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Research Administrators is around $55K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Research Administrators (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$40,549 - $76,278
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$55K
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MEDIAN: $55,436
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$16.75 - $29.05
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MEDIAN: $20.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,549 - $76,278  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
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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$38,211 - $74,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.75 - $29.05  
   
Overtime
$29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$38,211 - $74,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,417

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Research Administrators, 15 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Research Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+7 percent). Chicago is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average.

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Key Stats for Research Administrator

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Research Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Word
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Grant Management
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%

Microsoft Access
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%