$45,785
Avg. Salary
$21.68
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Research Fellow in Washington, District of Columbia is $21.68 per hour.

The average pay for a Research Fellow in Washington, District of Columbia is $45,785 per year.

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MEDIAN $45,785
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Salary $29,200 - $84,000
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$30,088 - $81,445
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Research Fellow

A research fellow holds a time-limited research position at a university, clinic, or similar environment. They continue their academic training in the research program of a principal investigator, helping build their experience and contribute to their field. Some tasks that research fellows may perform include designing laboratory experiments, applying standard scientific protocols to experiments and research, helping improve current investigatory methods, and evaluating emerging techniques in the field as required. Research fellows draft and edit scientific reports and articles, as well as design and perform experiments and record data according to the needs of the project. They may also need to independently reproduce, research, and improve techniques currently used and convert to new techniques as required. Research fellows typically work full time in a laboratory environment, although hours and environment may vary depending on the project's needs.

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Research Fellow Tasks

  • Use independent judgment to conceive, conduct and evaluate new and existing technologies and products; prepare findings for scientific publication.
  • Operate technical and scientific equipment for scientific experimentation.
  • Participate in related technical or professional societies as a recognized authority.
  • Provide coaching and supervision to lower level research scientists.
  • Conduct highly complex research and analysis on multi-disciplinary technical projects.

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Research Fellow Job Listings

Key Stats for Research Fellow

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
85%
5-9 years
6%

Skills That Affect Research Fellow Salaries

Research Analysis
▲3%

National Average
$46,000

Policy Analysis
▼2%

Data Analysis
▼3%

Statistical Analysis
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 27%