The national average salary for a Senior Research Assistant in the U.S. is $48,031 annually or $23.09 hourly.The top 10 percent of earners make over $62,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $37,000 per year.Education companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities.Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, and New Jersey have the highest paying Senior Research Assistant jobs.The typical employment for a Senior Research Assistant is 3.1 years.
Average Senior Research Assistant Salary By Location
The national average salary for a Senior Research Assistant in the USA is $48,031 annually or $23.09 hourly.The city with the highest Senior Research Assistant salary is Los Altos, CA at $61,730 per year.The average starting salary in Los Altos, CA for Senior Research Assistants is $36,000.Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, and New Jersey are the highest paying states.The lowest earning states are South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, Kansas, and Tennessee.
The darker areas on the map show where Senior Research Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.
Average Senior Research Assistant Salary By Company
Senior Research Assistants can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others.Education companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Research Assistants.Cabot and CyberCoders are the highest paying companies.In addition, companies like Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and New York Blood Center report highly competitive salaries for Senior Research Assistants.
The type of industry that a Senior Research Assistant works in can influence their earning potential.By looking at our data, we can see that Pharmaceutical companies, Finance companies, and Non Profits companies pay their Senior Research Assistants well.Pharmaceutical companies pay Senior Research Assistants an average salary of $66,030, Finance companies pay $65,980, and Non Profits companys come in at $63,607.The average salary for Senior Research Assistants in the Education industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $44,079.
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