Entry-Level Research Administrator Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Research Administrators is around $53K per year. Entry-Level Research Administrators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 81 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,002 - $74,314
$40K
$54K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,630
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$16.74 - $30.49
$17
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $20.72
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$0$74K
Salary $40,002 - $74,314
Bonus $-0.50 - $2,959
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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$36,623 - $72,716
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $16.74 - $30.49
Overtime $27.85
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $-0.50 - $2,959
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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$36,623 - $72,716
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,309

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

Entry-Level Research Administrators will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 20 percent. Entry-Level Research Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Chicago, which sits 6 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Research Administrator

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Research Administrator Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲5%

Microsoft Word
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Grant Management
▲4%

National Average
$52,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

Microsoft Access
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 5%
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