Career Menu

3,256 Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

Graduate Research Assistants earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 75% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Graduate Research Assistants work for Boeing at $76,000 annually while the lowest paid Graduate Research Assistants work for Zachry Holdings earning approximately $16,000 each year.

Submit a Salary

$30K University of Missouri's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (105 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average University of Missouri salary ($30K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
-$13K (55%) less than average University of Missouri Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"As in Missouri, the compensation for a research assistant is okay for me."
Equal to average University of Missouri Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average University of Missouri Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
See 102 More University of Missouri Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$24K Southern Illinois University's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (14 salaries)

-$6K (22%) less than national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$6K (22%) less than average Southern Illinois University salary ($30K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
-$6K (28%) less than average Southern Illinois University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($24K)
"I am happy with the salary that I get as Graduate Assistant. It also covers my tuition and medical benefits."
-$6K (28%) less than average Southern Illinois University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($24K)
"As Graduate Research Assistant I am happy with the salary. Moreover they pay for my tuition and medical."
-$6K (28%) less than average Southern Illinois University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($24K)
"I am happy with the salary they give me as Graduate Research Assistant. Moreover they also pay for my tuition and medical."
See 11 More Southern Illinois University Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$30K West Virginia University's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (53 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average West Virginia University salary ($30K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
-$10K (40%) less than average West Virginia University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"The pay CFC-WVU is decent with what we do. Anybody who gets this job will have the fixed pay of about $17,000 to $20,000 and there are no promotions in this area of work."
-$12K (50%) less than average West Virginia University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"My pay is fair for my level of study, but very low compared to competitive salaries within the Data Sciences field."
-$5K (18%) less than average West Virginia University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"The base salary is enough to cover tuition and provide a small monthly stipend to handle recurring expenses."
See 50 More West Virginia University Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$30K Virginia Tech's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (78 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Virginia Tech salary ($30K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$12K (33%) more than average Virginia Tech Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I think GRA's are being underpaid and the salary should be increased."
-$7K (26%) less than average Virginia Tech Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid. I would like to earn more if possible. Taxes are too high."
-$7K (26%) less than average Virginia Tech Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"It's okay for the place. Could be more."
See 75 More Virginia Tech Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$30K University of Maryland's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (52 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$11K (30%) less than average University of Maryland salary ($41K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
Equal to average University of Maryland Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"The pay for this position at UMD is lower than at other institutions around the country, especially given the high cost of living in the area."
+$5K (15%) more than average University of Maryland Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Well, for a Graduate Research Assistant, this salary is the highest level. But I think my value of my research work deserves more."
+$12K (33%) more than average University of Maryland Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"They paid fair enough for the job."
See 49 More University of Maryland Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$30K University of Alabama's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (40 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average University of Alabama salary ($30K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$10K (28%) more than average University of Alabama Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid. The pay is very less but as I got my degree along with it so it compensated for it."
+$10K (28%) more than average University of Alabama Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I feel I am paid properly."
+$12K (33%) more than average University of Alabama Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Being a GRA, this is what one can get."
See 37 More University of Alabama Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$30K University of Texas' Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (121 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$5K (15%) less than average University of Texas salary ($35K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$1K (3%) more than average University of Texas Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Nope, I never felt I was underpaid. I believed it was sufficient for a student working on campus who had scholarship and no tuition."
-$5K (18%) less than average University of Texas Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"No, I am paid optimally, what satisfies my current needs."
Equal to average University of Texas Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
See 118 More University of Texas Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$30K Georgia Institute of Technology's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (119 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$9K (26%) less than average Georgia Institute of Technology salary ($39K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
-$5K (18%) less than average Georgia Institute of Technology Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid a little bit based on my achievement, but ok for my PhD study."
-$15K (66%) less than average Georgia Institute of Technology Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"This is normal average graduate student salary."
+$31K (68%) more than average Georgia Institute of Technology Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
See 116 More Georgia Institute of Technology Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$30K Clemson University's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (49 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Clemson University salary ($30K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
-$5K (18%) less than average Clemson University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"While the tuition waiver and the experience gained prove to be invaluable, the pay for a research assistant does not accurately reflect the standard of living."
-$13K (55%) less than average Clemson University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Well, I feel I am not getting the due I deserve. Perhaps the projects are not worth the money."
Equal to average Clemson University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
See 46 More Clemson University Graduate Research Assistant Salaries

$30K Oklahoma State University's Average Graduate Research Assistant Salary (45 salaries)

Equal to national average Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Oklahoma State University salary ($30K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$12K (33%) more than average Oklahoma State University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"As an international student I was only supposed to work for 20 hrs and the work load for the time allotted was very apt and I feel the pay is competitive."
+$6K (18%) more than average Oklahoma State University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I feel it is underpaid but If you see it from university side it's great."
+$21K (51%) more than average Oklahoma State University Graduate Research Assistant salary ($30K)
See 42 More Oklahoma State University Graduate Research Assistant Salaries
Advertisement
You can cancel email alerts at any time.
Got it! Your job alert was created
Jobs You Might Like
We noticed that your web browser is outdated!

Update your browser to have a more positive job search experience.

Upgrade My Browser

×