Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Research Associate (Unspecified Type)?

Research Associate (Unspecified Type) in Raleigh:
"Low salary and limited opportunity for advancement."
Get a PhD or get out.

Research Associate (Unspecified Type) in Philadelphia:
"Great working environment."
Pros: Freedom, coworkers, opportunities, tuition benefits...
Cons: Inconvenience of having others responsible for deadlines...