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"I feel like I am being paid the right amount as I used to work for 20 hours a week while taking classes. Being paid $15/hr is almost as twice as the average minimum wage job. Moreover, the experience that I gained working as an Undergraduate Research Assistant was priceless and honestly all I cared about at the time was gaining the experience, not the money."
Posted 6 years ago in Charlotte, NC

$30K University of Nevada at Reno's Average Research Assistant Salary (23 salaries)

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Equal to average University of Nevada at Reno salary ($30K)
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-$10K (40%) less than average University of Nevada at Reno Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"It was good comparatively to others and I feel that was a proper compensation for the amount of work involved."
-$6K (22%) less than average University of Nevada at Reno Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I am satisfied with the salary because the university also waives 90% of the tuition and fees."
+$4K (12%) more than average University of Nevada at Reno Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"This is the decent salary for a Graduate research Assistant."
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$30K Virginia Commonwealth University's Average Research Assistant Salary (22 salaries)

Equal to national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$2K (6%) less than average Virginia Commonwealth University salary ($32K)
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-$8K (30%) less than average Virginia Commonwealth University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"The pay is less compared to other universities"
-$3K (10%) less than average Virginia Commonwealth University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Decent"
-$2K (6%) less than average Virginia Commonwealth University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"It was average"
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$30K Wichita State University's Average Research Assistant Salary (20 salaries)

Equal to national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Wichita State University salary ($30K)
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-$5K (18%) less than average Wichita State University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Typical paycheck compared to other Graduate Research Assistants in other colleges, however, this is the highest-paid position in the Business School as a GRA."
+$12K (33%) more than average Wichita State University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"It depends, it's okay in Kansas."
-$10K (40%) less than average Wichita State University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I am good as long as I got fee wavier."
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$30K Suffolk University's Average Research Assistant Salary (18 salaries)

Equal to national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
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Equal to average Suffolk University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I just restart my career."
+$1K (3%) more than average Suffolk University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"It is reasonable."
-$10K (40%) less than average Suffolk University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Lower than average"
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$36K UWindsor's Average Research Assistant Salary (16 salaries)

+$6K (18%) more than national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$5K (12%) less than average UWindsor salary ($41K)
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-$21K (82%) less than average UWindsor Research Assistant salary ($36K)
"Actually payment here depends on the funding from the industries. So, the payment fluctuates. I would say I was underpaid but I was happy. My supervisor helped all of us to provide us the most he can. I do not think he could push himself anymore to pay us further."
-$25K (106%) less than average UWindsor Research Assistant salary ($36K)
"The amount that was paid to us as salary was not a lot of money. One reason could be that I was not a PhD. candidate. However, having said that, it was enough to get me through the month."
+$48K (80%) more than average UWindsor Research Assistant salary ($36K)
"As an RA, it is ok. according to work and responsibilities it was less but it was fun."
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$30K University of Maine's Average Research Assistant Salary (12 salaries)

Equal to national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average University of Maine salary ($30K)
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-$9K (35%) less than average University of Maine Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Best salaries are dependent on grant funding."
-$6K (22%) less than average University of Maine Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid. Highly underpaid."
Equal to average University of Maine Research Assistant salary ($30K)
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$35K Argonne National Laboratory's Average Research Assistant Salary (11 salaries)

+$5K (15%) more than national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$25K (52%) less than average Argonne National Laboratory salary ($60K)
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+$5K (13%) more than average Argonne National Laboratory Research Assistant salary ($35K)
"Salary for research position are always underpaid."
+$5K (13%) more than average Argonne National Laboratory Research Assistant salary ($35K)
"Research positions are always underpaid."
+$5K (13%) more than average Argonne National Laboratory Research Assistant salary ($35K)
"Research positions are always underpaid."
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$30K Texas State University's Average Research Assistant Salary (11 salaries)

Equal to national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average Texas State University salary ($30K)
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+$1K (3%) more than average Texas State University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"Underpaid because living expenses are really high here and a graduate student should not be worry about financial stuff."
+$35K (73%) more than average Texas State University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"3.5 ratings out of 5"
Equal to average Texas State University Research Assistant salary ($30K)
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$30K University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Average Research Assistant Salary (10 salaries)

Equal to national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
Equal to average University of North Carolina at Charlotte salary ($30K)
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Equal to average University of North Carolina at Charlotte Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I was ok with the benefit"
+$1K (3%) more than average University of North Carolina at Charlotte Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I feel that I am being paid the right amount for what an undergraduate research assistant is paid."
+$1K (3%) more than average University of North Carolina at Charlotte Research Assistant salary ($30K)
"I feel like I am being paid the right amount as I used to work for 20 hours a week while taking classes. Being paid $15/hr is almost as twice as the average minimum wage job. Moreover, the experience that I gained working as an Undergraduate Research Assistant was priceless and honestly all I cared about at the time was gaining the experience, not the money."
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$33K American University's Average Research Assistant Salary (10 salaries)

+$3K (9%) more than national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$7K (19%) less than average American University salary ($40K)
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+$3K (8%) more than average American University Research Assistant salary ($33K)
"It was pretty competitive for an undergraduate research assistant job"
-$3K (9%) less than average American University Research Assistant salary ($33K)
-$8K (27%) less than average American University Research Assistant salary ($33K)
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