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107 Student Research Assistant Salaries

Student 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 Student Research Assistants work for New York University at $81,000 annually while the lowest paid Student Research Assistants work for Texas Tech University earning approximately $15,000 each year.

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$15K Texas Tech University's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (2 salaries)

-$15K (66%) less than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$15K (66%) less than average Texas Tech University salary ($30K)
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+$6K (33%) more than average Texas Tech University Student Research Assistant salary ($15K)
"The salary was not as important as the work-life balance and in this way, the job was very easygoing."

$50K Texas A&M University's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (2 salaries)

+$20K (50%) more than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
+$20K (50%) more than average Texas A&M University salary ($30K)
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+$20K (33%) more than average Texas A&M University Student Research Assistant salary ($50K)
"Overpaid."
-$20K (50%) less than average Texas A&M University Student Research Assistant salary ($50K)

$34K New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (2 salaries)

+$4K (12%) more than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
+$4K (12%) more than average New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology salary ($30K)
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-$11K (38%) less than average New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Student Research Assistant salary ($34K)
"I would have wanted a higher salary for the work that I have put in."
+$10K (25%) more than average New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Student Research Assistant salary ($34K)

$25K University of Pittsburgh's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (2 salaries)

-$5K (18%) less than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$15K (46%) less than average University of Pittsburgh salary ($40K)
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-$6K (27%) less than average University of Pittsburgh Student Research Assistant salary ($25K)
"My salary as a student research assistant is appropriate for the field of work that I am employed in as an undergraduate student."
+$5K (18%) more than average University of Pittsburgh Student Research Assistant salary ($25K)

$22K University of Hawaii's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (2 salaries)

-$8K (30%) less than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$8K (30%) less than average University of Hawaii salary ($30K)
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+$3K (12%) more than average University of Hawaii Student Research Assistant salary ($22K)
"Normal pay for students. Helps me pay for books, gas, and food."
-$4K (20%) less than average University of Hawaii Student Research Assistant salary ($22K)

$21K University of Mississippi 's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (2 salaries)

-$9K (35%) less than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$9K (35%) less than average University of Mississippi salary ($30K)
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Equal to average University of Mississippi Student Research Assistant salary ($21K)
"It was acceptable, as I didn't have any previous job experience."
-$1K (4%) less than average University of Mississippi Student Research Assistant salary ($21K)

$38K CSU East Bay's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

+$8K (23%) more than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
+$7K (20%) more than average CSU East Bay salary ($31K)
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Equal to average CSU East Bay Student Research Assistant salary ($38K)
"California State University, East Bay pay decent amount to the student research assistant."

$33K Western Transportation Institute's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

+$3K (9%) more than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$18K (42%) less than average Western Transportation Institute salary ($51K)
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Equal to average Western Transportation Institute Student Research Assistant salary ($33K)
"I started pretty low, but that was to be expected. I was a sophomore when I started, but after 3 years I was able to get a few raises and move up in the company a bit."

$25K UC San Diego's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

-$5K (18%) less than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$5K (18%) less than average UC San Diego salary ($30K)
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Equal to average UC San Diego Student Research Assistant salary ($25K)
"The pay is actually higher then most of the jobs on campus."

$25K UC Merced's Average Student Research Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

-$5K (18%) less than national average Student Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$5K (18%) less than average UC Merced salary ($30K)
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Equal to average UC Merced Student Research Assistant salary ($25K)
"This position was as an undergrad, and the maximum was $15.50, so I considered this okay pay."
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