Research Assistant, Medical Salary

The average pay for a Research Assistant, Medical is $35,704 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Data Collection is associated with high pay for this job.
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$28,427 - $49,171
(Median)
$28K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $35,703
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$10.66 - $21.40
(Median)
$11
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$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,427 - $49,171  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,696  
Profit Sharing
$1,320  
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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$25,783 - $47,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $21.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$17.97 - $32.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,320  
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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$25,783 - $47,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 244
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Job Description for Research Assistant, Medical

Medical research assistants generally work underneath principal researchers or investigators. They often work on teams of researchers and assistants who are learning more about a topic or intending to prove a hypothesis, and may be responsible for gathering data from various sources. Data entry of gathered information is usually performed by the assistant, so it is important to have strong computer, typing, and ten-key skills and experience with database and spreadsheet software. Record-keeping and filing skills are also important, as the research assistant must keep comprehensive files and reports.

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Research Assistant, Medical Tasks

  • Provide assistance with the preparation of project-related reports, manuscripts, and presentations.
  • Prepare, manipulate, and manage extensive databases.
  • May obtain informed consent of research subjects or their guardians.
  • Verify the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases.

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Assistant, Medical

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,631

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Experience Affects Research Assistant, Medical Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%



National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Research Assistant, Medical Salaries

Data Collection
up arrow 15%

Clinical Research
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Molecular Biology
0%

PCR Analysis
0%

National Average
$35,000

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Neuroscience
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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