Research Assistant Professor

Research Assistant Professor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$75,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$75,000
Median 50%
$126,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Brown University
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a research assistant professor make?
The national average salary for a Research Assistant Professor in the U.S. is $75,786 annually or $36.44 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 81,000. The top 10 percent earn over $126,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $45,000 annually. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Research Assistant Professor jobs are Alaska, Washington, Arizona, Oregon, and New Mexico. Most Research Assistant Professors spend 3.4 years in the position.

Average Research Assistant Professor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Research Assistant Professor in the USA is $75,786 annually or $36.44 hourly. Seattle, WA reports the highest Research Assistant Professor salaries at $105,486 per year. The average entry-level salary in Seattle, WA is $64,000. Alaska, Washington, Arizona, Oregon, and New Mexico are the top 5 highest earning states for Research Assistant Professors. On the other hand, Vermont, Michigan, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Indiana report the lowest wages for Research Assistant Professors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$105,486
2
Tucson, AZ
$95,528
3
Portland, OR
$91,727
4
Albuquerque, NM
$86,781
5
Los Angeles, CA
$82,714

Average Research Assistant Professor Salary By Company

If you are a Research Assistant Professor, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Brown University and The University of South Dakota are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and University of Delaware report highly competitive salaries for Research Assistant Professors.

Average Research Assistant Professor Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Research Assistant Professor works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Education companies, Health Care companies, and Non Profits companies pay higher-than-average wages for Research Assistant Professors. Education companies pay their Research Assistant Professors the highest wages, averaging $84,506 per year. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $79,017 and $77,412, respectively. The types of companies that pay Research Assistant Professors the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $71,580.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Education
$84,506
2
Health Care
$79,017
3
Non Profits
$77,412
4
Manufacturing
$73,838
5
Hospitality
$71,580

Recently Added Research Assistant Professor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
North Carolina State University
Research Assistant Professor
01/22/2020
$75,000
Dickinson State University
Research Assistant Professor
12/24/2019
$60,000
University of Arizona
Research Assistant Professor
11/28/2019
$65,000
Dickinson State University
Research Assistant Professor
10/24/2019
$52,000
University of Arizona
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10/23/2019
$60,000
Wright State University
Research Assistant Professor
09/20/2019
$35,000
University of Virginia
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09/19/2019
$60,000
University of Arizona
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09/17/2019
$60,000
University of Kansas
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09/11/2019
$60,000
George Mason University
Research Assistant Professor
09/07/2019
$70,000
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