Research Intern Salary (United States)

A Research Intern earns an average wage of $12.54 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Analysis and Microsoft Excel. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Research Intern Total Pay (?
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$19,683 - $64,500
(Median)
20K
49K
65K
MEDIAN: $28,355
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75%
90%
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Research Intern Total Pay (?
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$9.67 - $24.35
(Median)
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13
16
24
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$19,683 - $64,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
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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$20,090 - $53,215  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $24.35  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
   
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).
)
$20,090 - $53,215  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for Research Intern

  • Contribute to framing questions, documentation, and testing of prototypes or algorithms.
  • Research and report on state-of-the-field and potential opportunities.
  • Participate in developing parts or modules of larger projects while under supervision.

Common Career Paths for Research Intern

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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
up arrow 9%
National Average
$27,000
New York
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Experience Affects Research Intern Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 40%
National Average
$27,000

Skills That Affect Research Intern Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 51%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 17%
National Average
$27,000
Research Analysis
up arrow 5%
Online Research
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 82%
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