Research Administrator salary in the United States

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Based on 889 income tax records
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How much do Research Administrators make?
The average total salary for a Research Administrator is $63,500 per year. This is based on data from 889 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Administrator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Administrator salary can vary between $34,500 to $127,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Administrator salary by location

Research Administrator salary by company

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University Of California, San Diego County, CA
14 income tax records
$30K – $76K
University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
18 income tax records
$48K – $100K
Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
14 income tax records
$50K – $84K
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, King County, WA
10 income tax records
$51K – $84K
University Of Wisconsin System, Dane County, WI
12 income tax records
$47K – $74K
University Of Florida, Alachua County, FL
18 income tax records
$42K – $84K
Arizona State University, Maricopa County, AZ
12 income tax records
$34K – $68K

Research Administrator demographics in United States

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49% are single
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51% are married
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40% have kids
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59% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Administrators in United States

889 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research administrator in the United States is $63,500 per year. Research administrator salaries in the United States can vary between $34,500 to $127,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 889 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research administrator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research administrators in the United States: University of California ($66,000 a year), University of Michigan Payroll O ($66,000 a year), and Northwestern University ($60,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research administrators in the United States: Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($107,500 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($89,500 a year), and Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($85,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.