Research Associate Salary

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The average yearly salary for Research Associate is $42,500. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Research Associate, you could expect a starting pay rate of $35,000 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $50,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Research Associate Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Research Associate Salary

$34,000 - $51,000

Starting Yearly Research Associate Salary

$28,000 - $42,000

Top Yearly Research Associate Salary

$40,000 - $60,000

Monthly Research Associate Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Research Associate Salary

$2,833 - $4,250

Starting Monthly Research Associate Salary

$2,333 - $3,500

Top Monthly Research Associate Salary

$3,333 - $5,000

Hourly Research Associate Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Research Associate Salary

$15 - $23

Starting Hourly Research Associate Salary

$13 - $19

Top Hourly Research Associate Salary

$18 - $27


Research Associate Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Research Associate age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Research Associate are male in the United States, and 51% of the Research Associate are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Research Associate


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