Median pay for Research Associates in Boston, Mass. lies in the neighborhood of $50K annually. Though the majority of Boston Research Associates do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Women Research Associates in Boston who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,164 - $71,179
$37K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,761
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$18.53 - $26.00
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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Salary
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Bonus
$1,960 - $9,933  
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$37,406 - $72,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Hourly Rate
$21.36  
   
Overtime
$40.24  
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$1,960 - $9,933  
   
Total Pay (?
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$37,406 - $72,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Key Stats for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
2%
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Experience Affects Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 18%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Research Analysis
up arrow 15%

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

Clinical Research
up arrow 5%

Technical Writing
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

SPSS
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 4%

Market Research
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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