Average Yearly Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Highest Paying City
Chicago, IL
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
1.7 years
How much does a junior research fellow make?
Junior Research Fellows in the US make on average $59,117 annually or $28.42 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 68,000. The top 10 percent earn over $102,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $34,000 annually. The best states for high paying Junior Research Fellow jobs are Alaska, Minnesota, North Dakota, Hawaii, and Wisconsin. The typical tenure for a Junior Research Fellow is 1.7 years.
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Average Junior Research Fellow Salary By Company

Junior Research Fellow jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Brigham & Women's Hospital and Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Harvard University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute report highly competitive salaries for Junior Research Fellows.

Average Junior Research Fellow Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Junior Research Fellow in the United States is $59,117 per year or $28.42 per hour. The city with the highest Junior Research Fellow salary is Chicago, IL at $70,212 per year. Even as an entry-level Junior Research Fellow, you will make $37,000 per year in Chicago, IL. Alaska, Minnesota, North Dakota, Hawaii, and Wisconsin are the states with the highest payscale for Junior Research Fellows. The lowest earning states are Montana, Arizona, New Mexico, Vermont, and Idaho.
RankCityAverage Salary
Chicago, IL
Ashburn, VA
Washington, DC
Ossining, NY
Boston, MA

Average Junior Research Fellow Salary By Industry

Junior Research Fellow salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Professional companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Junior Research Fellows. Health Care companies pay Junior Research Fellows an average salary of $71,298, Professional companies pay $67,563, and Hospitality companys come in at $60,301. The average salary for Junior Research Fellows in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $52,332.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
Health Care