Postdoctoral Research Assistant Salary in the United States

How much does a Postdoctoral Research Assistant make in the United States? The average Postdoctoral Research Assistant salary in the United States is $46,978 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $42,420 and $56,660. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$42,420 to $56,660
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University of Washington Biomedical Informatics & Medical Education - Seattle , WA
D., Postdoc with currently 54 trainees), the NIH NLM informatics research training grant, and the ... Assistant Professor, Location: Seattle, WA - 98109 - 6 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the United States. The base salary for Postdoctoral Research Assistant ranges from $42,420 to $56,660 with the average base salary of $46,978. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $42,900 to $58,759 with the average total cash compensation of $47,459.

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