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Research Assistant, Medical Salary

The average salary for a Research Assistant, Medical is $35,573 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$27,740 - $48,485
(Median)
$28K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $35,572
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$10.24 - $21.73
(Median)
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,740 - $48,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,019  
Profit Sharing
$619 - $11,000  
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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$25,293 - $47,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $21.73  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $34.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,019  
   
Profit Sharing
$619 - $11,000  
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).
)
$25,293 - $47,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 250

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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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Experience Affects Research Assistant, Medical Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%



National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Research Assistant, Medical Salaries

PCR Analysis
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Data Analysis
0%

Clinical Research
0%

National Average
$34,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 18%
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