Health Policy Research Assistant Salary

Health Policy Research Assistants in the United States pull down an average of $42K per year. Work is enjoyable for Health Policy Research Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 90 percent of Health Policy Research Assistants are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,832 - $53,138
$35K
$43K
$53K
MEDIAN: $42,720
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$18.46 - $21.79
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MEDIAN: $20.03
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$0$53K
Salary $34,832 - $53,138
Bonus $1,018
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$34,774 - $53,460
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $20.03
Overtime $32.46
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $1,018
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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$34,774 - $53,460
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Health Policy Research Assistant

  • Assist the researcher in conducting studies about the field of health policy.
  • Present findings for the benefit of governments, private foundations, and nonprofits.
  • Gather information through surveys and searching databases.

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Popular Skills for Health Policy Research Assistant


Survey results imply that Health Policy Research Assistants put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Proposal Writing, Project Management, Literature Searching, and Policy Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Technical Writing, Research Analysis, and Project Coordinating. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in Research Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,483

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

Surpassing the national average by 24 percent, Health Policy Research Assistants in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Health Policy Research Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+2 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, Boston is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Key Stats for Health Policy Research Assistant

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
9%

Skills That Affect Health Policy Research Assistant Salaries

Proposal Writing
▲10%

Project Management
▲5%

Literature Searching
▲4%

Policy Analysis
▲2%

National Average
$42,000


Project Coordinating
▼3%

Research Analysis
▼5%

Technical Writing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%