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Research Assistant salary in California

Average salary
$37,500/yr
Based on 491 income tax records
$17,000
$71,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$17,000
$71,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Research Assistant in California is $37,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 491 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Research Assistant salaries in California can vary between $17,000 to $71,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Research Assistant salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Palo Alto, CA
14 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$39K – $63K
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Oakland, CA
14 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$37K – $49K
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San Francisco, CA
35 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$29K – $48K
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San Jose, CA
18 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$30K – $52K
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Menlo Park, CA
14 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$34K – $51K
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San Diego, CA
63 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$28K – $47K
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Berkeley, CA
14 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$27K – $44K
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Los Angeles, CA
51 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$27K – $38K

Research Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Northwell Health, California
52 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$27K – $52K
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University Of California Sf, California
10 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$32K – $43K
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University Of Southern, California
21 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$24K – $37K
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University Of California, California
22 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$23K – $37K
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University Of California San Diego, California
18 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$22K – $42K

Research Assistant demographics in California

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84% are single
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16% are married
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9% have kids
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11% own a home

Research Assistant salaries by age

$0
$13,375
$26,750
$40,125
$53,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Assistants in California

491 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research assistant in California is $37,500 per year. Research assistant salaries in California can vary between $17,000 to $71,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 491 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research assistants in California: Northwell Health ($43,500 a year), University of California Sf ($39,500 a year), and University of Southern ($33,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research assistants in California: Palo Alto, CA ($57,000 a year), Oakland, CA ($43,500 a year), and San Francisco, CA ($43,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.