ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$62,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$62,000
Median 50%
$104,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
University of Rhode Island
Highest Paying City
Urban Honolulu, HI
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.2 years
How much does an assistant research scientist make?
Assistant Research Scientists in America make an average salary of $62,267 per year or $29.94 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $104,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $37,000 per year. Most Assistant Research Scientist jobs are in Health Care companies and Finance companies. North Dakota, Hawaii, Minnesota, Alaska, and South Dakota are some of the states with the best Assistant Research Scientist salaries in the US. Most Assistant Research Scientists spend 2.2 years in the position.

Average Assistant Research Scientist Salary By Company

Assistant Research Scientists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Health Care companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Assistant Research Scientists. Assistant Research Scientists at University of Rhode Island and Health Research, Inc. report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science or UNIV OF WEST FLORIDA, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Assistant Research Scientists.

Average Assistant Research Scientist Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Assistant Research Scientist in the USA is $62,267 annually or $29.94 hourly. Urban Honolulu, HI reports the highest annual salary for Assistant Research Scientists at 88,306. The average entry-level salary in Urban Honolulu, HI is $70,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Assistant Research Scientist salaries are North Dakota, Hawaii, Minnesota, Alaska, and South Dakota. Idaho, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Maine have the lowest reported salaries for Assistant Research Scientists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Urban Honolulu, HI
$88,306
2
San Francisco, CA
$74,803
3
Madison, WI
$71,883
4
New York, NY
$65,602
5
Gainesville, FL
$65,217

Average Assistant Research Scientist Salary By Industry

The type of industry that an Assistant Research Scientist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Pharmaceutical companies, Professional companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Assistant Research Scientists. Salaries for Assistant Research Scientists in Pharmaceutical companies average $71,022 annually, while Professional companies and Technology companies pay $69,570 and $62,304, respectively. The types of companies that pay Assistant Research Scientists the least are in the Health Care industry, where the average annual salary is $51,594.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Pharmaceutical
$71,022
2
Professional
$69,570
3
Technology
$62,304
4
Hospitality
$60,039
5
Health Care
$51,594

RECENTLY ADDED Assistant Research Scientist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Assistant Research Scientist
10/27/2019
$49,984
Texas A&M University
Assistant Research Scientist
10/25/2019
$49,984
University of Arizona
Assistant Research Scientist
10/08/2019
$47,048
State of Florida
Assistant Research Scientist
10/08/2019
$48,685
University of Wisconsin Madison
Assistant Research Scientist
10/03/2019
$37,511
New York State Civil Service
Assistant Research Scientist
09/20/2019
$45,455
University of Wisconsin Madison
Assistant Research Scientist
09/16/2019
$55,000
University of Kansas
Assistant Research Scientist
08/27/2019
$32,000
New York State Civil Service
Assistant Research Scientist
08/21/2019
$45,455
Texas A&M University
Assistant Research Scientist
07/28/2019
$73,045
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