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Average Graduate Student Researcher Salary

$29,128
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,000
Bonus
$385
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The average salary for a Graduate Student Researcher is $29,128.
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$18k
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$29k
90%
$36k
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Job Satisfaction for Graduate Student Researcher

3.7 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Graduate Student Researchers?

Skills in Research Analysis, Data Analysis, Molecular Biology and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Proposal Writing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graduate Student Researchers?

An entry-level Graduate Student Researcher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27,333 based on 13 salaries. An early career Graduate Student Researcher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28,908 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Graduate Student Researcher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29,258 based on 32 salaries.
Employees with Graduate Student Researcher in their job title in Cambridge, Massachusetts earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (10.3% more) and St. Louis, Missouri (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (3.9% less), New York, New York (1.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 122 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Early Career
63.1%
Mid Career
26.2%