Doctoral Research Assistant

Doctoral Research Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$54,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$54,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Fred Hutch
Highest Paying City
Portland, OR
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a doctoral research assistant make?
The national average salary for a Doctoral Research Assistant in the United States is $54,512 per year or $26.21 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $91,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $32,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Doctoral Research Assistants are Health Care companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Doctoral Research Assistant salaries are Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and North Dakota. The typical tenure for a Doctoral Research Assistant is 2.4 years.

Average Doctoral Research Assistant Salary By Company

Doctoral Research Assistant jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Doctoral Research Assistants. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Doctoral Research Assistants are Fred Hutch and The University of New Mexico. In addition, companies like MCP Hahnemann University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center report highly competitive salaries for Doctoral Research Assistants.

Average Doctoral Research Assistant Salary By Location

Doctoral Research Assistants in the US makes an average salary of $54,512 per year or $26.21 per hour. Portland, OR reports the highest Doctoral Research Assistant salaries at $71,409 per year. Even an entry-level Doctoral Research Assistant makes $41,000 per year in Portland, OR. Some of the states with the best Doctoral Research Assistant salaries are Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, North Dakota, Arizona, and California. Indiana, Alabama, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Mississippi are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Portland, OR
$71,409
2
Mountain View, CA
$70,664
3
Phoenix, AZ
$64,121
4
Newark, NJ
$60,019
5
Las Vegas, NV
$58,552

Recently Added Doctoral Research Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
UNC Department of Public Safety
Doctoral Research Assistant
01/13/2020
$47,476
UNC Department of Public Safety
Doctoral Research Assistant
12/13/2019
$50,004
International Association for Great Lakes Research
Doctoral Research Assistant
11/15/2019
$27,500
University of Virginia
Doctoral Research Assistant
11/15/2019
$62,000
UNC Department of Public Safety
Doctoral Research Assistant
11/12/2019
$47,476
UNC Department of Public Safety
Doctoral Research Assistant
09/26/2019
$50,004
The University of Alabama In Huntsville
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
06/27/2019
$34,203
University of Maryland College Park
Assistant Research Scholar
03/12/2019
$88,500
University of Maryland College Park
Assistant Research Scholar
03/11/2019
$87,500