Mid-Career Graduate Research Assistant Salary

Mid-Career Graduate Research Assistants can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $28K annually. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by just under a half. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Mid-Career Graduate Research Assistants making up 59 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Graduate Research Assistants is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,883 - $49,081
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$28K
$49K
MEDIAN: $27,545
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$10.03 - $22.39
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$0$49K
Salary $20,883 - $49,081
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$20,998 - $48,564
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.03 - $22.39
Overtime $32.60
Annual Data $0$48K
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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$20,998 - $48,564
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Key Stats for Graduate Research Assistant

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
5-9 years
88%
10-19 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

Molecular Biology
▲20%

Research Analysis
▲3%

Data Analysis
▲2%

National Average
$28,000

Technical Writing
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 23%
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