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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.

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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

LabEquipmentLaboratoryEquipmentResearchProjectCellCultureUndergraduateDataCollectionDataAnalysisDNASpssDataEntryProteinRt-PcrLiteratureReviewsSynthesisStatisticalAnalysisChemistryMolecularBiologyResearchStudyPsychologyAdvisor

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Top Research Assistant Skills

  1. Lab Equipment
  2. Laboratory Equipment
  3. Research Project
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Maintain the accuracy of the Lab Log: ensuring that lab equipment sign in and out sheet is accurate and updated.
  • Involved in hands on application of optical tweezers along with fabrication and repair of laboratory equipment
  • Conduct research projects to support Committee briefings, investigations, and hearings.
  • Experience in multiple types of assays, immunoassays, cell culture, weighing, dialysis, and nitrocellulose blotting
  • Peer mentored other undergraduate students in designing and performing research experiments

Top Research Assistant Employers

What Kind Of Companies Hire a Research Assistant

  1. University of California Press
  2. Iowa State University
  3. MD Anderson Cancer Center
  4. University of Illinois at Chicago
  5. Microbiology From Brigham Young University
  6. Michigan State University
  7. Purdue University
  8. University of Minnesota
  9. University of Florida
  10. University of Missouri, Kansas City
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