Research Assistant salary in Massachusetts

Average salary
Based on 870 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Research Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Research Assistant is $37,500 per year. This is based on data from 870 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 $63,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Assistant salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Harvard University, Massachusetts
110 income tax records
$21K – $65K
US Department Of Defense, Massachusetts
12 income tax records
$37K – $50K
Boston University, Massachusetts
36 income tax records
$20K – $58K
Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts
11 income tax records
$18K – $43K
Mass Eye And Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts
11 income tax records
$23K – $43K
Tufts University, Massachusetts
11 income tax records
$27K – $45K
Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts
87 income tax records
$17K – $44K
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Massachusetts
90 income tax records
$19K – $53K
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical, Massachusetts
43 income tax records
$20K – $58K
The General Hospital, Massachusetts
50 income tax records
$19K – $51K
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts
27 income tax records
$16K – $55K
Northeastern University, Massachusetts
35 income tax records
$29K – $39K
Mclean Hospital Part, Massachusetts
13 income tax records
$19K – $37K
State Of Massachusetts, Massachusetts
37 income tax records
$20K – $45K

Research Assistant demographics in Massachusetts

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89% are single
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11% are married
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4% have kids
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7% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Assistants in Massachusetts

870 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research assistant in Massachusetts is $37,500 per year. Research assistant salaries in Massachusetts can vary between $18,500 to $63,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 870 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research assistants in Massachusetts: Harvard University ($47,500 a year), US Department of Defense ($43,000 a year), and Boston University ($41,000 a year).

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