Entry-Level Research Fellow Salary

The average Entry-Level Research Fellow earns approximately $46K per year. Most Entry-Level Research Fellows like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,743 - $71,064
$30K
$46K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,813
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$10.14 - $28.60
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$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,743 - $71,064  
   
Bonus
$850  
Total Pay (?
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$29,550 - $70,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $28.60  
   
Overtime
$48.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$850  
   
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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$29,550 - $70,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,343

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Research Fellows that is 10 percent greater than the national average, Bethesda offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Research Fellows will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+10 percent) and Atlanta (+3 percent). With compensation 12 percent below the national average, Ann Arbor is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are San Francisco (11 percent less) and Boston (5 percent less).

Key Stats for Research Fellow

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Research Fellow Salaries

Legal Research
▲10%

Clinical Research
▲7%


Statistical Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Technical Writing
▼2%

Molecular Biology
▼3%

Research Analysis
▼4%

Policy Analysis
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 18%
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