Become A Research Assistant

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Working As A Research Assistant

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

  • $38,459

    Average Salary

What Does A Research Assistant Do

A Research Assistant helps carry out a particular research agenda. They are generally found in the social science or laboratory setting.

90 Research Assistant jobs

Oracle
Ashburn, VA
Research Assistant

$38,459 Estimated

Oracle
Ashburn, VA
Research Assistant

$38,459 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Technician - Chemistry

$45,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Technician - Virus Services

$45,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Technician - GENIE

$45,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Technician Quantitative Fly Behavior

$45,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Temp-to-hire Research Technician Bioimage Annotator

$45,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Technician Fly Optogenetics, Behavior and Anatomy

$45,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Specialist - Membrane Protein Labeling, Imaging and Functional Characterization

$60,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Technician (Temp-to-Hire), Connectome Annotator (Multiple Openings)

$45,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Technician (Temp-to-Hire), Annotator, Mouse Light

$45,000 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Technician - Fly Optogenetics, Behavior and Anatomy (582-908)

$45,000 Estimated

Anthem
Ashburn, VA
Director HealthCore Research, Safety and Epidemiology (Remote Option) #PS3722

$92,000 Estimated

MVM
Ashburn, VA
Research Analyst Intern

$62,150 Estimated

National Recreation Park Association
Ashburn, VA
Evaluation Manager

$62,150 Estimated

National Recreation & Park Association
Ashburn, VA
Evaluation Manager

$62,150 Estimated

Aramark
Ashburn, VA
Waiter Waitress Farm

$19,250 Estimated

Aramark
Ashburn, VA
General Utility Worker - Janelia Farm Research Campus

$36,630 Estimated

Anthem
Ashburn, VA
Director HealthCore Health Services Research #PS3983

$67,973 Estimated

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA
Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Associate-Computer Vision, MouseLight

$44,497 Estimated

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Real Research Assistant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Research Assistant Reading Health System West Reading, PA Jan 07, 2016 $190,000
Research Assistant Reading Health System West Reading, PA Jun 24, 2016 $190,000
Orthodontist Research Assistant House of Orthodontia, PLLC New York, NY Jan 04, 2016 $187,830
Research Economist & Assistant Advisor Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Atlanta, GA Aug 31, 2016 $160,000
Research Assistant Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Apr 06, 2016 $132,000
Associate Director for Research/Assistant In Research General Hospital Corporation Boston, MA Apr 01, 2015 $112,200
Assistant In Research General Hospital Corporation Boston, MA Sep 03, 2015 $110,000
Research Assistant Analysis & Design Application Co., Ltd Provo, UT Feb 02, 2015 $100,000
Life Science Research Assistant 3 Stanford Hospital & Clinics Palo Alto, CA Nov 30, 2016 $95,222 -
$100,276
Research Assistant Spectrum Operations LLC Fort Worth, TX Sep 16, 2015 $93,790
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Top Skills for A Research Assistant

LabEquipmentLaboratoryEquipmentTechniquesResearchProjectCellCultureUndergraduateDataCollectionDataAnalysisSpssDNAProteinDataEntryRt-PcrLiteratureReviewsSynthesisStatisticalAnalysisChemistryResearchStudyMolecularBiologyPsychology

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Top Research Assistant Skills

  1. Lab Equipment
  2. Laboratory Equipment
  3. Techniques
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Handled chemicals and lab equipment, followed established procedures, and kept a lab notebook.
  • Maintained laboratory instruments and developed new laboratory equipment.
  • Research Assistant Researched sculpture artists and techniques for class assignments.
  • Performed cardiac ultrasound and assisted in research projects.
  • Helped to develop and performed tissue and cell culture experiments to meet the scientific goals of the laboratory.

Top Research Assistant Employers

What Kind Of Companies Hire a Research Assistant

  1. University of Massachusetts
  2. Dr. Tavel Family Eye Care
  3. D.R. Horton
  4. University of California
  5. California State University
  6. University of Florida
  7. University of Illinois
  8. University of Wisconsin
  9. University of Illinois at Chicago
  10. Carnegie Mellon University
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