How much does a Research Associate make?

Updated 3 Aug 2021
$93,258 /yr
Average Base Pay

178 salaries

$68K

Low

$93K

Average

$105K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Research Associate is $93,258 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 178 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Associate employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Associate Research AssistantNo Salary Reports
L3
Senior Research Assistant$83,200 /yr
L4
Lead Research AssistantNo Salary Reports
Career Path

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University of NSW
4.2

University of NSW

Research Associate

$97,000

 /yr
Range: $88K - $118K
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$88K

$118K

$87,947 - $117,563 Range

University of Western Australia
4.2

University of Western Australia

Research Associate

$95,058

 /yr
Range: $90K - $105K

$90K

$105K

$89,615 - $105,000 Range

University of Sydney
4.2

University of Sydney

Research Associate

$94,118

 /yr
Range: $65K - $105K

$65K

$105K

$65,000 - $105,000 Range

Curtin University
3.8

Curtin University

Research Associate

$89,473

 /yr
Range: $78K - $103K

$78K

$103K

$78,310 - $103,075 Range

QUT
4.2

QUT

Research Associate

$89,299

 /yr
Range: $80K - $95K

$80K

$95K

$80,000 - $94,944 Range

University of NSW
4.2

University of NSW

Research Associate - Contractor

$96,772

 /yr
Range: $88K - $106K

$88K

$106K

$88,454 - $106,439 Range

University of Newcastle
4.1

University of Newcastle

Research Associate

$90,589

 /yr
Range: $90K - $113K

$90K

$113K

$90,000 - $113,387 Range

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University of Technology Sydney
4.2

University of Technology Sydney

Research Associate

$92,509

 /yr
Range: $60K - $114K

$60K

$114K

$59,799 - $113,586 Range

University of Sydney
4.2

University of Sydney

Research Associate - Contractor

$89,359

 /yr
Range: $65K - $104K

$65K

$104K

$65,000 - $104,137 Range

University of South Australia
4.3

University of South Australia

Research Associate

$90,058

 /yr
Range: $85K - $96K

$85K

$96K

$85,000 - $95,636 Range

University of Technology Sydney
4.2

University of Technology Sydney

Research Associate - Contractor

$97,250

 /yr
Range: $37K - $100K

$37K

$100K

$37,000 - $100,335 Range

The University of Adelaide
4.3

The University of Adelaide

Research Associate

$84,695

 /yr
Range: $66K - $98K

$66K

$98K

$65,764 - $97,828 Range

University of Melbourne
4.2

University of Melbourne

Research Associate

$90,000

 /yr
Range: $69K - $99K

$69K

$99K

$69,000 - $99,000 Range

Curtin University
3.8

Curtin University

Research Associate - Contractor

$98,000

 /yr
Range: $73K - $109K

$73K

$109K

$73,447 - $109,338 Range

University of Western Australia
4.2

University of Western Australia

Research Associate - Contractor

$95,000

 /yr
Range: $91K - $95K

$91K

$95K

$90,784 - $95,000 Range

University of Queensland
4.3

University of Queensland

Research Associate - Hourly Contractor

$45

 /hr
Range: $33 - $52

$33

$52

$33 - $52 Range

University of NSW
4.2

University of NSW

Research Associate

$94,500

 /yr
Range: $91K - $102K

$91K

$102K

$91,000 - $102,000 Range

Monash University
4.4

Monash University

Research Associate

$94,666

 /yr
Range: $70K - $97K

$70K

$97K

$70,000 - $97,178 Range

Credit Suisse
3.9

Credit Suisse

Research Associate

$130,165

 /yr
Range: $122K - $197K

$122K

$197K

$121,625 - $197,337 Range

Macquarie University
4

Macquarie University

Research Associate

$105,000

 /yr
Range: $90K - $119K

$90K

$119K

$90,000 - $119,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a a Research Associate is $93,258 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 178 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a a Research Associate in Australia is $105,032 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Research Associate in Australia is $68,029 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$52,000
per year
A Corporate Governance Research Associate in the Sydney Area area reported making $52,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$37
hourly
A Research Associate in the Perth Area area reported making $37 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$93,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Adelaide Area area reported making $93,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Adelaide Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$75,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Sydney Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$91,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Sydney Area area reported making $91,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$85,000
per year
A Research Associate I in the Sydney Area area reported making $85,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$98,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Sydney Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$105,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Sydney Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$90,000
per year
A Post Doctoral Research Associate in the Adelaide Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Adelaide Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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