Entry-Level Research Fellow Salary

Entry-Level Research Fellows pull down an average of $47K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and slightly more than half earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level Research Fellows enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Research Fellows (53 percent) survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,956 - $72,025
$30K
$47K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,617
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$14.50 - $20.22
$19
MEDIAN: $18.61
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Salary $29,956 - $72,025
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$29,722 - $71,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 160
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $18.61
Overtime $48.50
Annual Data $0$71K
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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$29,722 - $71,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Research Fellow Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,056

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Bethesda offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Research Fellows, 9 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Research Fellows will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+9 percent) and Atlanta (+1 percent). The lowest-paying market is Ann Arbor, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Francisco and Boston (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Research Fellow

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Research Fellow Salaries

Legal Research
▲8%

Clinical Research
▲5%

National Average
$46,000

Statistical Analysis
▼1%


Technical Writing
▼4%

Molecular Biology
▼4%

Research Analysis
▼5%

Policy Analysis
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 19%
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