FIND PERSONALIZED JOBS
Sign up to Zippia and discover your career options with your personalized career search.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Psychology Research Assistant Overview

This job has expired and is no longer available.
APPLY NOW
Apply Now
×
FIND
PERSONALIZED JOBS

Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

CONTENT HAS
BEEN UNLOCKED
Close this window to view unlocked content
or
find interesting jobs in

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign Up

SIGN UP TO UNLOCK CONTENT

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign up to save the job and get personalized job recommendations.

Sign up to dismiss the job and get personalized job recommendations.

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Already have an account? Log in

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Company Saved

Answer a few questions and view jobs at that match your preferences.

Where do you want to work?

Job Saved

See your Saved Jobs now

or

find more interesting jobs in

Job Dismissed

Find better matching jobs in

Your search has been saved!

Working As a Psychology Research Assistant

  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Processing Information
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Mostly Sitting

  • $58,000

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Psychology Research Assistant does

  • Worked alongside a Ph.D. candidate with her doctoral research.
  • Facilitated all school psychology events for the graduate department.
  • Worked collaboratively on a research team and ran lab sessions with human subjects.
  • Collected data from Amazon Mechanical Turk, Google Surveys, Qualtrics, and in person.
  • Run computer programs to conduct studies for psychology department.
  • Proctored experiments on teamwork in non-face to face settings for the NEOCITIES project.
  • Participated in data collection of computer IAT study.
  • Created and updated accurate records of experiments performed.
  • Tested memory for recall and recognition test.
  • Presented original research at the 2012 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
  • Conducted research for Electroencephalography (EEG) studies and various other cognitive studies.
  • Input and coded experimental data.
  • Prepared research proposals for IRB submission.
  • Presented at the 2015 Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference 04/15
  • Read and summarized journal articles pertinent to the area of research.
  • Transcribed raw data from moral reasoning surveys of inmates in Jail Recidivism Study.
  • Maintain audio/video tape archive of assessments.
  • Sorted the participant data obtained from experiments and helped to compile and analyze the results.
  • Entered, analyzed, and interpreted quantitative data using SPSS and Excel.
  • research advisor: Dr. Douglas Cellar)

Show More

Show Less

Do you work as a Psychology Research Assistant?

Send To A Friend

Psychology Research Assistant Jobs

NO RESULTS

Aw snap, no jobs found.

Add To My Jobs

Average Length of Employment
Research Associate 2.6 years
Research Fellow 2.4 years
Research Scholar 1.7 years
Research Assistant 1.6 years
Research Volunteer 0.8 years
Top Careers Before Psychology Research Assistant
Internship 15.1%
Volunteer 12.7%
Tutor 5.1%
Cashier 3.3%
Server 2.8%
Mentor 2.7%
Assistant 2.4%
Counselor 2.4%
Researcher 1.8%
Top Careers After Psychology Research Assistant
Internship 16.8%
Volunteer 8.0%
Counselor 3.8%
Tutor 3.6%
Mentor 2.5%
Server 2.4%
Instructor 2.3%
Therapist 2.3%

Do you work as a Psychology Research Assistant?

Average Yearly Salary
$58,000
Show Salaries
$38,000
Min 10%
$58,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Median 50%
$88,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Chapin Hall Center For Children
Highest Paying City
Piscataway, NJ
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Avg Experience Level
1.2 years
How much does a Psychology Research Assistant make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Psychology Research Assistant in the United States is $58,567 per year or $28 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $88,000.

Real Psychology Research Assistant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Sports Psychology Researcher Total Tennis and Fitness, LLC Norwalk, CT Sep 10, 2010 $72,000
Sports Psychology Researcher Total Tennis and Fitness, LLC Norwalk, CT Sep 25, 2010 $72,000
Sports Psychology Researcher Total Tennis and Fitness, LLC Norwalk, CT Sep 27, 2010 $72,000
Sports Psychology Researcher Total Tennis and Fitness, LLC Norwalk, CT Oct 05, 2010 $72,000
MRI Psychology Researcher 6 Kelly Services, Inc. Baltimore, MD Aug 01, 2011 $68,788
MRI Psychology Researcher 4 Kelly Services, Inc. Bethesda, MD Nov 02, 2015 $61,880
MRI Psychology Researcher Kelly Services, Inc. Baltimore, MD Feb 04, 2013 $51,570
Research Assistant/Psychology Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Piscataway, NJ Oct 15, 2011 $39,191
Research Assistant/Psychology Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Piscataway, NJ Oct 15, 2010 $38,142
Research Assistant/Psychology Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Piscataway, NJ Oct 15, 2009 $38,142

No Results

To get more results, try adjusting your search by changing your filters.

See More Salaries

Top Skills for A Psychology Research Assistant

  1. Psychology
  2. Spss
  3. Literature
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Develop research projects on Emotional Intelligence and Interpersonal Sensitivity- Code data for nonverbal behavior- Lead psychology scholarly research article discussions
  • Conducted psychological research on the correlation between humility and romantic relationships before and after having children using survey methods and SPSS.
  • Contributed to research, including literature search using library databases, management of data collection, and recorded data and analysis.
  • Researched and compiled articles for faculty -Created literature reviews to assist in ongoing research projects
  • Streamlined and designed protocols to analyze high-density behavioral data in decision-making.

Rank:

Average Salary:

Embed On Your Website

Top 10 Best States for Psychology Research Assistants

  1. Rhode Island
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Massachusetts
  4. New Jersey
  5. New York
  6. Maryland
  7. Arizona
  8. Pennsylvania
  9. Delaware
  10. Virginia
  • (35 jobs)
  • (140 jobs)
  • (754 jobs)
  • (183 jobs)
  • (441 jobs)
  • (240 jobs)
  • (284 jobs)
  • (348 jobs)
  • (10 jobs)
  • (237 jobs)

Psychology Research Assistant Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applier with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate. At Zippia, we went through over 2,107 Psychology Research Assistant resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

Learn How To Create A Top Notch Psychology Research Assistant Resume

View Resume Examples

Psychology Research Assistant Demographics

Gender

Female

65.0%

Male

24.6%

Unknown

10.3%
Ethnicity

White

57.6%

Hispanic or Latino

16.5%

Asian

11.4%

Black or African American

10.5%

Unknown

4.1%
Show More
Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

49.1%

French

10.8%

Mandarin

5.1%

Chinese

4.7%

Korean

4.3%

Japanese

3.6%

Russian

3.2%

German

2.5%

Urdu

2.5%

Hindi

2.2%

Italian

2.2%

Cantonese

1.8%

Arabic

1.4%

Hebrew

1.1%

Turkish

1.1%

Filipino

1.1%

Portuguese

1.1%

Bengali

0.7%

Armenian

0.7%

Tagalog

0.7%
Show More

Psychology Research Assistant Education

Schools

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

7.5%

University of Illinois at Chicago

6.8%

Purdue University

6.4%

University of Texas at Austin

6.0%

George Mason University

5.6%

Teachers College of Columbia University

5.6%

New York University

4.9%

University of Massachusetts Amherst

4.9%

University of California - Riverside

4.5%

Michigan State University

4.5%

Pennsylvania State University

4.5%

Chicago School of Professional Psychology

4.5%

Florida State University

4.5%

University of Connecticut

4.5%

Montclair State University

4.5%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

4.1%

George Washington University

4.1%

Kent State University

4.1%

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

4.1%

Loyola University of Chicago

4.1%
Show More
Majors

Psychology

58.9%

Counseling Psychology

7.8%

Clinical Psychology

4.5%

Social Work

3.7%

Mental Health Counseling

3.7%

Biology

2.5%

Experimental Psychology

2.5%

Business

1.9%

School Counseling

1.7%

Public Health

1.6%

Neuroscience

1.6%

Law

1.4%

Human Resources Management

1.2%

Family Therapy

1.2%

Nursing

1.0%

Education

1.0%

Political Science

1.0%

Communication

1.0%

Criminal Justice

0.8%

Kinesiology

0.8%
Show More
Degrees

Bachelors

54.0%

Masters

28.8%

Other

8.6%

Doctorate

6.3%

Certificate

1.3%

Associate

0.8%

Diploma

0.2%

License

0.1%
Show More

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

Top Psychology Research Assistant Employers

Jobs From Top Psychology Research Assistant Employers

Related To Your Recently Viewed Content

Updated May 19, 2020