How much does a Research Assistant make?

Updated 20 Jan 2022
US$39,501 /yr
Average Base Pay

16,161 salaries

US$26K

Low

US$40K

Average

US$60K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Research Assistant make? The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $39,501 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 16,161 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Assistant$3,405 /mo
L3
Senior Research Assistant$4,031 /mo
L4
Lead Research AssistantNo Salary Reports
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$15

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$12

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National University of Singapore
4.1

National University of Singapore

Research Assistant - Monthly

$3,400

 /mo
Range: $250 - $6K
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$250

$6K

$250 - $6,000 Range

National University of Singapore
4.1

National University of Singapore

Research Assistant - Monthly Contractor

$3,150

 /mo
Range: $250 - $5K

$250

$5K

$250 - $5,250 Range

Nanyang Technological University
4

Nanyang Technological University

Research Assistant - Monthly

$3,100

 /mo
Range: $250 - $4K

$250

$4K

$250 - $4,100 Range

Singapore University of Technology and Design
3.9

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Research Assistant - Monthly

$3,600

 /mo
Range: $292 - $5K

$292

$5K

$292 - $5,000 Range

National University of Singapore
4.1

National University of Singapore

Research Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $6 - $30

$6

$30

$6 - $30 Range

Nanyang Technological University
4

Nanyang Technological University

Research Assistant - Monthly Contractor

$3,100

 /mo
Range: $300 - $4K

$300

$4K

$300 - $4,200 Range

Duke-NUS
3.9

Duke-NUS

Research Assistant - Monthly

$3,250

 /mo
Range: $358 - $4K

$358

$4K

$358 - $4,000 Range

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Nanyang Technological University
4

Nanyang Technological University

Research Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $5 - $29

$5

$29

$5 - $29 Range

National Institute of Education, Singapore
3.5

National Institute of Education, Singapore

Research Assistant - Monthly

$3,100

 /mo
Range: $250 - $4K

$250

$4K

$250 - $3,600 Range

A*Star
3.8

A*Star

Research Assistant - Monthly Intern

$1,000

 /mo
Range: $450 - $3K

$450

$3K

$450 - $2,625 Range

Singapore University of Technology and Design
3.9

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Research Assistant - Monthly Contractor

$3,475

 /mo
Range: $308 - $4K

$308

$4K

$308 - $3,800 Range

Nanyang Technological University
4

Nanyang Technological University

Research Assistant - Monthly Intern

$1,300

 /mo
Range: $300 - $2K

$300

$2K

$300 - $2,200 Range

National Institute of Education, Singapore
3.5

National Institute of Education, Singapore

Research Assistant - Monthly Contractor

$3,200

 /mo
Range: $267 - $4K

$267

$4K

$267 - $4,000 Range

National University of Singapore
4.1

National University of Singapore

Research Assistant - Monthly Intern

$1,500

 /mo
Range: $800 - $4K

$800

$4K

$800 - $3,500 Range

Singapore Management University
4.4

Singapore Management University

Research Assistant - Monthly Contractor

$2,500

 /mo
Range: $2K - $5K

$2K

$5K

$1,750 - $5,000 Range

Singapore Management University
4.4

Singapore Management University

Research Assistant - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $3 - $14

$3

$14

$3 - $14 Range

Duke-NUS
3.9

Duke-NUS

Research Assistant - Monthly Contractor

$3,250

 /mo
Range: $2K - $4K

$2K

$4K

$2,000 - $4,450 Range

Chugai Pharmaceutical
4

Chugai Pharmaceutical

Research Assistant - Monthly

$3,400

 /mo
Range: $3K - $4K

$3K

$4K

$3,300 - $3,613 Range

Singapore Management University
4.4

Singapore Management University

Research Assistant - Monthly

$2,937

 /mo
Range: $2K - $4K

$2K

$4K

$2,200 - $4,000 Range

National Institute of Education, Singapore
3.5

National Institute of Education, Singapore

Research Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $3,405 per month in Singapore. Filter by location to see a Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 712 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Research Assistant in Singapore is $4,000 per month.

The lowest salary for a Research Assistant in Singapore is $2,500 per month.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$4,500
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Singapore Area area reported making $4,500 per month
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$4,200
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Singapore Area area reported making $4,200 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Singapore Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$3,250
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Singapore Area area reported making $3,250 per month
Job Highlights
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$800
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Singapore Area area reported making $800 per month
Job Highlights
Singapore Area area
Intern
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$3,400
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Singapore Area area reported making $3,400 per month
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital