Entry-Level Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salary

Entry-Level Research Associates take home an average $48K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Research Associates, overall income ranges from $32K near the bottom to $67K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. More than half of Entry-Level Research Associates (62 percent) survey participants are women. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,898 - $68,832
$35K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,539
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$12.80 - $25.47
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MEDIAN: $18.05
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$0$68K
Salary $34,898 - $68,832
Bonus $593 - $9,985
Profit Sharing $550 - $7,699
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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$32,028 - $68,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,358
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $12.80 - $25.47
Overtime $19.44 - $40.00
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $593 - $9,985
Profit Sharing $550 - $7,699
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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$32,028 - $68,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 385

Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)


University of California, San Diego (UCSD), ICF International, Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Inc., Gerson Lehrman Group, and Costar Group, Inc. are top-notch employers for Entry-Level Research Associates in this area. Salary cannot be beat at Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Inc., where median pay comes to $67K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $55K, and the higher end is not far away at $81K. Entry-Level Research Associates will also find cushy salaries at George Washington University (GWU) (+$54K), ICF International (+$52K), and American Institutes For Research (+$51K).

A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include University of California, San Diego (UCSD) ($41K), Costar Group, Inc. ($42K), and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) ($44K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,737

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

South San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Research Associates, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Research Associates will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+20 percent), Cambridge (+13 percent), Boston (+11 percent), and New York (+6 percent). With compensation 12 percent below the national average, Cleveland is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Philadelphia and Atlanta (10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Advice

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Key Stats for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 218 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries






National Average
$47,000


Biotechnology
▼2%

SPSS
▼3%





▼8%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 218 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 13%
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