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.
"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."