The average pay for a Research Assistant Professor is $70,974 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Teaching is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,542 - $99,902
MEDIAN: $70,973

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$48,542 - $99,902  
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$48,158 - $100,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 291

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Research Assistant Professor in Baltimore:
"Challenging by my research is worthwhile!"
Pros: My research is definitely contributing to social science practice.
Cons: The administration needs work. Diversity initiatives are surface level only.

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Skills That Affect Research Assistant Professor Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 11%