MEDICAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$50,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$50,000
Median 50%
$85,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
Oregon
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a medical research assistant make?
The national average salary for a Medical Research Assistant in the United States is $50,097 per year or $24.09 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $85,000. Health Care companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Medical Research Assistant salaries are Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, California, and Delaware. The typical tenure for a Medical Research Assistant is 2.5 years.

Average Medical Research Assistant Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Medical Research Assistant makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Medical Research Assistants are Health Care companies and Hospitality companies. Mission Regional Medical Center and Norton Rose Fulbright are the best paying companies for Medical Research Assistants. If you can find a job at a company like Graham Medical or Johns Hopkins University, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Medical Research Assistants.

Average Medical Research Assistant Salary By Location

Across America, Medical Research Assistants make on average $50,097 annually or $24.09 hourly. Medical Research Assistants make the most in Mountain View, CA at about $60,274 per year. The average entry-level salary in Mountain View, CA is $43,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Medical Research Assistant salaries are Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, California, and Delaware. Tennessee, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas, and Arkansas are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$60,274
2
Baltimore, MD
$54,791
3
New York, NY
$54,354
4
Newark, NJ
$54,323
5
Washington, DC
$54,086

Average Medical Research Assistant Salary By Industry

Medical Research Assistant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Manufacturing companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Medical Research Assistants. Salaries for Medical Research Assistants in Health Care companies average $52,019 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Professional companies pay $49,288 and $46,734, respectively. At $44,305, the average salary for Medical Research Assistants in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$52,019
2
Manufacturing
$49,288
3
Professional
$46,734
4
Technology
$44,305

RECENTLY ADDED Medical Research Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Texas at Austin
Medical Research Assistant
10/09/2019
$38,000
Johns Hopkins University
Medical Research Assistant
09/25/2019
$25,691
Johns Hopkins University
Medical Research Assistant
08/27/2019
$25,691
Davis Companies
Medical Research Assistant
08/26/2019
$37,566
Washington University of St. Louis
Medical Research Assistant
06/12/2019
$32,265