A Research Associate (Unspecified Type) earns an average salary of AU$65,639 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$45,554 - AU$100,000
AU$46K
AU$65K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$65,195
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AU$24.75 - AU$52.00
AU$25
AU$33
AU$52
MEDIAN: AU$33.00
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AU$0AU$106K
Salary AU$45,554 - AU$100,000
Bonus AU$4,000
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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AU$47,823 - AU$106,028
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data AU$0AU$52
Hourly Rate AU$24.75 - AU$52.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$106K
Bonus AU$4,000
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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AU$47,823 - AU$106,028
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

If you enjoy getting to the bottom of things or being able to discover new things through vigorous hours of long hard research, then being a research associate may be a great career for you. Although the specific job duties of a research associate depend greatly on what type of company one is employed by, the work will be similar in general. One cannot simply apply to become a research associate without the proper experience; generally speaking, an advanced educational degree is normally required for one to be considered for such a position. Typically, a person who holds down this position will be doing extensive research for pharmaceutical companies, medical related companies, scientific labs, archeological excavations, various physiological studies, as well as numerous other areas where the expertise of critical research is needed. One of those places often comes via an extensive legal trial, as law firms will often seek the help of a research associate in order to help them with a difficult case. In other scenarios, major universities may hire a research associate on a temporary basis in order to help them complete a certain type of study. In these types of cases, research associates are counted on to give lectures to students as well. An individual works as a research associate usually will also be required to organize statistics, create scientific documents, as well as other similar tasks that involve a high degree of knowledge. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Tasks

  • Gather, process and analyze data or information.

Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,909

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Key Stats for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

▲22%

▲20%

▼0%

National Average
AU$66,000

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 85%