Entry-Level Research Fellow Salary

Entry-Level Research Fellows take home approximately $45K annually on average. Women Entry-Level Research Fellows who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most enjoy medical while half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around two in five. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,700 - $69,638
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$45K
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MEDIAN: $44,619
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$11.07 - $28.81
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MEDIAN: $18.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,700 - $69,638  
   
Bonus
$850  
Total Pay (?
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$29,700 - $68,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $28.81  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
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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$29,700 - $68,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,205

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For Entry-Level Research Fellows, Bethesda provides a pay rate that is 13 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Research Fellows will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+13 percent) and Atlanta (+5 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Ann Arbor, 10 percent below the national average. Employers in San Francisco and Boston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (9 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Research Fellow

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 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
▲13%

Clinical Research
▲10%

Statistical Analysis
▲3%


Technical Writing
▼0%

Molecular Biology
▼0%

National Average
$44,000

Research Analysis
▼1%

Policy Analysis
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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