RESEARCH TECHNICIAN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$41,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$41,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Shell
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a research technician make?
The national average salary for a Research Technician in the U.S. is $41,406 annually or $19.91 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $58,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Research Technicians are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Research Technician salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The typical tenure for a Research Technician is 2.5 years.

Average Research Technician Salary By Company

Research Technician jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Research Technician jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. Shell and Chevron are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Los Alamos National Security LLC and The Medicine Shoppe pay their Research Technicians very well.

Average Research Technician Salary By Location

Research Technicians in the United States of America make on average $41,406 a year or $19.91 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Research Technician will pay you the highest wages at around $50,442 per year. Even as an entry-level Research Technician, you will make $31,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Some of the states with the best Research Technician salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Delaware. On the other hand, Montana, Arizona, Oregon, New Mexico, and Oklahoma report the lowest wages for Research Technicians.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$50,442
2
New York, NY
$47,850
3
Philadelphia, PA
$47,597
4
Baltimore, MD
$46,525
5
Ashburn, VA
$45,944

Average Research Technician Salary By Industry

Wages for Research Technicians can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Hospitality companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Research Technicians. Salaries for Research Technicians in Manufacturing companies average $46,053 annually, while Hospitality companies and Health Care companies pay $45,646 and $43,235, respectively. The types of companies that pay Research Technicians the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $36,816.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$46,053
2
Hospitality
$45,646
3
Health Care
$43,235
4
Professional
$38,944
5
Technology
$38,593

RECENTLY ADDED Research Technician SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Washington State University
Research Technician
10/31/2019
$27,468
The University of Arizona
Research Technician
10/31/2019
$22,957
10/31/2019
$31,305
University of South Florida
Research Technician
10/25/2019
$29,218
10/25/2019
$35,460
Mayo Clinic
Research Technician
10/25/2019
$47,271
10/24/2019
$29,218
10/22/2019
$29,364
Research Technician
10/21/2019
$31,305
10/18/2019
$46,400
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