Research Assistant Salaries in Australia

Updated 14 May 2022
$73,409 /yr
Average Base Pay

513 salaries

$55K

Low

$73K

Average

$90K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$6,000Range$3,000 - $8,000

The estimated total pay for a Research Assistant is $79,409 per year in the Australia area, with an average salary of $73,409 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $6,000 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Research Assistant salary is $73,409. Salaries can range from $58,100 - $98,000. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Research Assistant in Australia can expect their total pay value to be on average $79,409.

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University of Melbourne
4.3

University of Melbourne

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$44

 /hr
Range: $36 - $56

$36

$56

$36 - $56 Range

Monash University
4.2

Monash University

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$46

 /hr
Range: $29 - $62

$29

$62

$29 - $62 Range

University of Sydney
4.2

University of Sydney

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$49

 /hr
Range: $26 - $56

$26

$56

$26 - $56 Range

University of Melbourne
4.3

University of Melbourne

Research Assistant

$80,125

 /yr
Range: $53K - $101K

$53K

$101K

$52,500 - $100,800 Range

University of Queensland
4.3

University of Queensland

Research Assistant

$77,095

 /yr
Range: $51K - $95K

$51K

$95K

$51,315 - $94,995 Range

University of Sydney
4.2

University of Sydney

Research Assistant

$75,533

 /yr
Range: $49K - $109K

$49K

$109K

$48,663 - $109,200 Range

University of New South Wales
4.2

University of New South Wales

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$44

 /hr
Range: $30 - $65

$30

$65

$30 - $65 Range

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University of New South Wales
4.2

University of New South Wales

Research Assistant - Hourly

$49

 /hr
Range: $29 - $60

$29

$60

$29 - $60 Range

University of Melbourne
4.3

University of Melbourne

Research Assistant - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $38 - $56

$38

$56

$38 - $56 Range

Monash University
4.2

Monash University

Research Assistant

$78,253

 /yr
Range: $55K - $101K

$55K

$101K

$55,000 - $101,217 Range

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal
4.5

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal

Research Assistant

$59,422

 /yr
Range: $53K - $65K

$53K

$65K

$53,268 - $65,127 Range

University of Sydney
4.2

University of Sydney

Research Assistant - Hourly

$45

 /hr
Range: $19 - $54

$19

$54

$19 - $54 Range

University of New South Wales
4.2

University of New South Wales

Research Assistant

$76,000

 /yr
Range: $68K - $100K

$68K

$100K

$67,519 - $100,000 Range

University of Queensland
4.3

University of Queensland

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$42

 /hr
Range: $15 - $50

$15

$50

$15 - $50 Range

Monash University
4.2

Monash University

Research Assistant - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $16 - $50

$16

$50

$16 - $50 Range

University of Technology Sydney
4.4

University of Technology Sydney

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$48

 /hr
Range: $29 - $62

$29

$62

$29 - $62 Range

University of Queensland
4.3

University of Queensland

Research Assistant - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $36 - $47

$36

$47

$36 - $47 Range

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
4.4

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Research Assistant

$75,000

 /yr
Range: $72K - $83K

$72K

$83K

$72,036 - $83,000 Range

QUT
4.2

QUT

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$41

 /hr
Range: $39 - $49

$39

$49

$39 - $49 Range

Australian National University
4.2

Australian National University

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$43

 /hr
Range: $35 - $45

$35

$45

$35 - $45 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $73,409 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 513 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Research Assistant in Australia is $90,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Assistant in Australia is $55,100 per year.