Research Assistant salary in Boston, MA

Average salary
$35,500/yr
Based on 95 income tax records
$19,500
$60,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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$35K
 
$35K
$19,500
$60,000
How much do Research Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Research Assistant is $35,500 per year. This is based on data from 95 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Assistant salary can vary between $19,500 to $60,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Research Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
41 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$21K – $61K
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Boston University, Suffolk County, MA
17 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$26K – $58K
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Brigham And Women's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
42 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$19K – $55K
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Boston Children's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
31 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$18K – $44K
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The General Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
19 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$16K – $51K
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical, Suffolk County, MA
19 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$23K – $58K
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Northeastern University, Suffolk County, MA
20 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$32K – $39K

Research Assistant demographics in Boston, MA

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92% are single
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8% are married
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0% have kids
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1% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Assistants in Boston, MA

95 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research assistant in Boston, MA is $35,500 per year. Research assistant salaries in Boston, MA can vary between $19,500 to $60,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 95 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research assistants near Boston, MA: Harvard University ($48,500 a year), Boston University ($42,500 a year), and Brigham and Women's Hospital ($37,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research assistants near Boston, MA: Somerville, MA ($42,500 a year), Jamaica Plain, MA ($41,500 a year), and Medford, MA ($41,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.