Research Assistant Job & Career Information

What's it like to be a Research Assistant?

We have 59,213 Research Assistant jobs nationwide. The average Research Assistant salary is $30,000 annually, -$36K (75%) less than the average national salary. Statistically, Research Assistants are very happy with their career.

$30,000 Average Salary

Employee Reviews (3,145 reviews)

4.4 out of 5 stars
  • "I love the challenging aspect of the job. You are always looking and waiting for new discovery. I find it very exciting. The hands on experience is what I love the most."

  • "I enjoy the research assistant experience. First, this is a good chance for me to build the ability of self learning, take initiative, time management skill, creative thinking and problem solving. Second, during the five years PhD study, I also learned the spirit of teamwork and the skills of communication. This is an experience of self improvement."

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