Research Assistant Professor Salary

The average pay for a Research Assistant Professor is $71,691 per year. A skill in Teaching is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$49,319 - $99,356
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MEDIAN: $71,691
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$48,991 - $100,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Assistant Professor

Pay by Experience for a Research Assistant Professor has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Assistant Professor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Assistant Professor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Research Assistant Professor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 72 salaries. A Research Assistant Professor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,855

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Research Assistant Professor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Research Assistant Professor?

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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Key Stats for Research Assistant Professor

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Research Assistant Professor Salaries

▲8%

▲4%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$72,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Research Assistant Professor Salaries

Teaching
▲39%




National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 12%