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Average Research Staff Salary

Average Research Staff Salary by State, School Type and Category

For all colleges in the United States, the average research staff salary is $71,198. For public schools, its average salary is $73,081 and private schools' average salary is $68,441. The average research staff salary of national universities is $77,120 and the average research staff salary of liberal arts colleges is $62,779.
  • Colorado has the highest research staff salary of $90,460 and West Virginia has the lowest research staff salary of $45,728.
  • For public schools, Hawaii has the highest research staff salary of $151,245 and Delaware has the lowest research staff salary of $53,279.
  • For private schools, New Hampshire has the highest research staff salary of $106,646 and West Virginia has the lowest research staff salary of $33,801.
  • For national universities, Hawaii has the highest research staff salary of $151,245 and Iowa has the lowest research staff salary of $56,520.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Colorado has the highest research staff salary of $159,617 and Iowa has the lowest research staff salary of $40,000.
  • For community colleges, California has the highest research staff salary of $100,216 and Pennsylvania has the lowest research staff salary of $38,616.
By Occupation
Average Research Staff Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$56,103$56,959$54,962$84,635--
Alaska$66,213$66,213-$76,661--
Arizona$76,672$78,237$67,801$89,278-$69,547
Arkansas$74,255$74,255-$92,834-$72,044
California$82,436$84,209$80,763$78,088$50,617$100,216
Colorado$90,460$85,314$105,898$75,979$159,617-
Connecticut$64,689$60,568$66,063$61,161$88,434-
Delaware$53,279$53,279----
District of Columbia$85,064$73,949$86,652$91,911--
Florida$62,135$71,277$51,978$72,339--
Georgia$82,825$95,607$62,739$99,845$47,477$72,781
Hawaii$84,949$151,245$51,800$151,245--
Idaho$85,433$85,433-$85,433--
Illinois$70,980$72,930$70,492$79,981$48,900-
Indiana$58,395$55,587$61,905$57,385$71,552-
Iowa$55,704$56,520$55,432$56,520$40,000-
Kansas$70,174$74,258$53,836$84,148-$45,674
Kentucky$72,431$86,512$51,309$86,207--
Louisiana$67,968$68,272$65,839$73,631--
Maine$61,739$75,476$48,003$81,767-$59,544
Maryland$87,134$83,836$93,731$85,936$75,934-
Massachusetts$66,904$72,193$65,349$67,900$55,750$76,268
Michigan$68,388$69,097$61,298$67,502$61,298$75,325
Minnesota$66,405$66,405-$63,795--
Mississippi$72,335$77,503$56,834$80,517-$77,958
Missouri$67,377$72,738$62,016$74,444-$61,737
Montana$60,615$60,615-$66,253--
Nebraska$67,265$68,451$61,333$62,337$61,333$52,028
Nevada$66,467$64,708$75,265$65,156-$55,412
New Hampshire$74,206$63,393$106,646$92,123--
New Jersey$66,953$65,662$71,473$68,541-$70,129
New York$75,424$85,892$67,573$80,563$56,754$62,502
North Carolina$60,868$58,661$68,961$61,528-$55,154
North Dakota$70,494$70,494-$86,401--
Ohio$62,748$69,502$53,293$68,396--
Oklahoma$64,431$64,431-$84,142-$68,945
Oregon$62,455$64,972$55,743$65,889$53,196$60,128
Pennsylvania$67,192$77,061$65,958$71,466$57,525$38,616
Rhode Island$67,828$99,188$52,147$85,832--
South Carolina$64,363$69,908$60,665$66,154$44,683-
South Dakota$55,801$64,649$38,106$64,649--
Tennessee$82,683$90,263$69,040$91,972$56,887-
Texas$72,665$69,596$87,499$80,200-$73,417
Utah$76,007$83,183$68,831$83,929--
Vermont$79,959$68,943$83,631$68,943--
Virginia$76,581$80,012$70,862$90,786$68,968-
Washington$65,930$62,047$74,988$66,866$80,630$67,500
West Virginia$45,728$57,655$33,801$57,655--
Wisconsin$64,806$66,243$61,213$65,059$52,419$60,306
Wyoming$64,208$64,208-$64,208--
Average$71,198$73,081$68,441$77,120$62,779$70,276