The average Entry-Level Research Fellow earns approximately $44K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Research Fellows. Women Entry-Level Research Fellows who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and close to one-half earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,703 - $68,271
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$68K
MEDIAN: $43,975
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$11.23 - $28.38
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$11
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,703 - $68,271  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,621 - $67,306  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$55.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$29,621 - $67,306  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,566

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Bethesda offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Research Fellows, 15 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Research Fellows will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+7 percent) and Washington (+5 percent).

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Skills That Affect Research Fellow Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 14%

Clinical Research
up arrow 11%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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