Entry-Level Research Administrator Salary

Entry-Level Research Administrators take home an average $54K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Research Administrators who took the survey — 80 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,479 - $75,113
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$54K
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MEDIAN: $54,269
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$16.73 - $30.08
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Salary $39,479 - $75,113
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
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$36,454 - $73,313
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 122
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $16.73 - $30.08
Overtime $27.85
Annual Data $0$73K
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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$36,454 - $73,313
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,656

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Research Administrators, New York offers exceptional salaries, 19 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Research Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Chicago, which sits 7 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Research Administrator

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Research Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲5%

Grant Management
▲4%

Microsoft Word
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

National Average
$53,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%

Microsoft Access
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 6%
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