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Research Assistant salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$32,000/yr
Average per year
$32,000
Average per year
$32,000
$17,000
Total salary range**
$61,000
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Based on 3,683 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Research Assistants make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Research Assistant in the United States is $32,000 per year. This is based on data from 3,683 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Research Assistant in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$32,000
Average per year
$32,000
$17,000
Total salary range**
$61,000
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Based on 3,683 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Board Of Governors Of The Frs, District Of Columbia County, DC
10 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$46K – $68K
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Yale University, New Haven County, CT
25 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$30K – $50K
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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
15 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$41K – $52K
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Northwell Health, Santa Clara County, CA
13 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$38K – $53K
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Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research, Olmsted County, MN
10 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$32K – $46K
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Columbia University, New York County, NY
19 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$37K – $47K
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University Of California, Arapahoe County, CO
11 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$34K – $41K
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Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hamilton County, OH
14 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$35K – $43K
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The General Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
10 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$28K – $42K
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Oregon Health & Science University, Multnomah County, OR
26 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$33K – $42K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
13 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$27K – $51K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
34 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$37K – $55K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
37 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$30K – $51K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
97 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$31K – $50K
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Rochester Metro Area, MN
13 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$31K – $47K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
220 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$29K – $46K
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Reno Metro Area, NV
10 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$24K – $46K
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New York Metro Area, NY
215 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$29K – $47K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
66 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$29K – $45K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
36 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$29K – $43K

Research Assistant demographics

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83% are single
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17% are married
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11% have kids
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11% own a home

Research Assistant salaries by age

$0
$9,375
$18,750
$28,125
$37,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Assistants

3,683 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Graduate Research Assistant
211 income tax records
$26,500/yr
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Senior Research Associate
275 income tax records
$64,500/yr
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Research Associate
4,116 income tax records
$47,500/yr
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Research Manager
415 income tax records
$73,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.