Research Assistant salary in Boston Metro Area, MA

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Based on 787 income tax records
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How much do Research Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Research Assistant is $38,000 per year. This is based on data from 787 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Assistant salary can vary between $18,500 to $64,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Assistant salary by company

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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
102 income tax records
$21K – $61K
Boston University, Suffolk County, MA
17 income tax records
$26K – $58K
The General Hospital, Middlesex County, MA
41 income tax records
$22K – $51K
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Middlesex County, MA
78 income tax records
$19K – $49K
Boston Children's Hospital, Middlesex County, MA
72 income tax records
$17K – $44K
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical, Middlesex County, MA
31 income tax records
$20K – $47K
Northeastern University, Suffolk County, MA
32 income tax records
$32K – $39K
State Of Massachusetts, Middlesex County, MA
11 income tax records
$20K – $34K

Research Assistant demographics in Boston Metro Area, MA

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90% are single
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10% are married
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3% have kids
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5% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Assistants in Boston Metro Area, MA

787 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research assistant in Boston Metro Area, MA is $38,000 per year. Research assistant salaries in Boston Metro Area, MA can vary between $18,500 to $64,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 787 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research assistants near Boston Metro Area, MA: Harvard University ($47,000 a year), Boston University ($42,500 a year), and The General Hospital ($38,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research assistants near Boston Metro Area, MA: Somerville, MA ($42,500 a year), Medford, MA ($41,500 a year), and Jamaica Plain, MA ($41,500 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.