Entry-Level Research Fellow Salary

Entry-Level Research Fellows pull down an average of $47K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and slightly more than half earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level Research Fellows enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Research Fellows (53 percent) survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,332 - $73,145
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$47K
$73K
MEDIAN: $47,498
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$10.07 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $18.79
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$0$73K
Salary $30,332 - $73,145
Total Pay (?
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$30,235 - $72,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 147
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $29.80
Overtime $48.50
Annual Data $0$72K
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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$30,235 - $72,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Research Fellow Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,903

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

Bethesda offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Research Fellows, 9 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Research Fellows will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+9 percent) and Atlanta (+1 percent). The lowest-paying market is Ann Arbor, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Francisco and Boston (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Research Fellow

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Research Fellow Salaries

Legal Research
▲6%

Clinical Research
▲3%

National Average
$47,000

Statistical Analysis
▼3%


Technical Writing
▼6%

Molecular Biology
▼6%

Research Analysis
▼7%

Policy Analysis
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 19%