Entry-Level Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salary
Entry-Level Research Associates can expect wages of $47K annually on average. In the world of Entry-Level Research Associates, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $32K and $66K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Entry-Level Research Associates claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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University of California, San Diego (UCSD), ICF International, Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Inc., Gerson Lehrman Group, and Costar Group, Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Research Associates. Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $67K, though there is little variation overall ($55K to $81K). Those in search of high salaries should also consider George Washington University (GWU), ICF International, and American Institutes For Research, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Research Associates rake in a $54K, $52K, or $51K, respectively.
Employees at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Costar Group, Inc., and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) can also expect below-average earnings of $41K, $42K, and $44K.
Pay Difference by Location
For Entry-Level Research Associates, busy South San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Research Associates can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+20 percent), Cambridge (+14 percent), Boston (+10 percent), and New York (+8 percent). In Cleveland, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in Philadelphia and Arlington also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).