Entry-Level Research Assistant, Medical Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Medical Research Assistants is very modest at just $36K per year. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although just over a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. More than half of Entry-Level Medical Research Assistants (67 percent) survey participants are women. For the most part, Entry-Level Medical Research Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,401 - $50,196
$29K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,476
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$11.91 - $21.07
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MEDIAN: $15.68
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$0$50K
Salary $29,401 - $50,196
Bonus $102.13 - $3,915
Profit Sharing $150.50
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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$27,791 - $48,691
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 374
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.91 - $21.07
Hourly Tips $0.67
Overtime $18.12 - $32.47
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $102.13 - $3,915
Profit Sharing $150.50
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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$27,791 - $48,691
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 205

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Popular Employer Salaries for Research Assistant, Medical


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) offers the most; Entry-Level Medical Research Assistants earn $35K on average there.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,553

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Entry-Level Medical Research Assistants will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 26 percent. Entry-Level Medical Research Assistants will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+17 percent), New York (+8 percent), Aurora (+6 percent), and Dallas (+5 percent). Cleveland is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Columbus and Nashville (14 percent lower).

Key Stats for Research Assistant, Medical

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Research Assistant, Medical Salaries

Data Collection
▲2%


National Average
$36,000



Data Analysis
▼2%

PCR Analysis
▼6%

Data Entry
▼7%

Phlebotomy
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 22%
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