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Average Research Assistant, Medical Salary

$39,608
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,006
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for a Research Assistant, Medical is $39,608.
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$30k
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$40k
90%
$54k
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What Do Research Assistant, Medicals Do?

Job Satisfaction for Research Assistant, Medical

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Research Assistant, Medical are from the companies Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Children's Hospital, Boston and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Harvard University where the average pay is $47,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), earning around $42,000 and $39,209, respectively. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center pays the lowest at around $32,500. Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital, Boston also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $33,129 and $35,980, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Research Assistant, Medicals?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Research Assistant, Medicals?

An entry-level Research Assistant, Medical with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,853 based on 174 salaries. An early career Research Assistant, Medical with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,162 based on 713 salaries. A mid-career Research Assistant, Medical with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,226 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Research Assistant, Medical with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,342 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,000.
Employees with Research Assistant, Medical in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (16.4% less), Houston, Texas (8.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,109 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.7%
Early Career
64.3%
Mid Career
12.0%
Experienced
6.0%
Late Career
2.0%