Average Research Technician Salary

$38,956
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$29k
MEDIAN
$39k
90%
$57k

The average salary for a Research Technician is $38,956

Base Salary
$29k - $57k
Bonus
$254 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$303 - $992
Total Pay
$29k - $53k
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What Do Research Technicians Do?

Research Technician Tasks
  • Clean, sanitize, maintain, and operate lab equipment.
  • May assist with research analysis.
  • Assist scientists with research and record findings in the field or lab.
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Job Satisfaction for Research Technician

3.7 out of 5
(188)
Highly Satisfied
11Reviews
Based on 188 responses, the job of Research Technician has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.68 out of 5. On average, Research Technicians are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
57.3%
Male
42.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 529 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

81%

Dental

71%

Vision

61%

None

18%