Research Associate (Unspecified Type) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Average Research Associates in Boston make around $51K annually. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$38,434 - $71,491
$38K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,661
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50%
90%

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$19.70 - $28.04
$23
MEDIAN: $23.00
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Salary
$38,434 - $71,491  
   
Bonus
$1,938 - $6,633  
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$38,434 - $72,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$23.00  
   
Overtime
$39.05  
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Bonus
$1,938 - $6,633  
   
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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$38,434 - $72,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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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
4.6%

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Key Stats for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
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Experience Affects Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Biotechnology
▲17%

Molecular Biology
▲16%

Microsoft Excel
▲12%

Data Analysis
▲11%

Research Analysis
▲9%

Clinical Research
▲5%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Technical Writing
▲2%

National Average
$52,000

SPSS
▼1%

Editing
▼7%

Project Management
▼7%

Market Research
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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