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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 $70,254. For public schools, its average salary is $73,276 and private schools' average salary is $65,782. The average research staff salary of national universities is $75,408 and the average research staff salary of liberal arts colleges is $67,864.
  • Tennessee has the highest research staff salary of $91,396 and West Virginia has the lowest research staff salary of $41,887.
  • For public schools, Hawaii has the highest research staff salary of $148,407 and Alaska has the lowest research staff salary of $52,961.
  • For private schools, New Hampshire has the highest research staff salary of $109,651 and West Virginia has the lowest research staff salary of $27,612.
  • For national universities, Hawaii has the highest research staff salary of $148,407 and Iowa has the lowest research staff salary of $54,033.
  • For liberal arts colleges, Colorado has the highest research staff salary of $149,025 and Nebraska has the lowest research staff salary of $41,630.
  • For community colleges, California has the highest research staff salary of $94,944 and Kansas has the lowest research staff salary of $47,446.
By Occupation
Average Research Staff Salary
StateAll CollegesPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsNational UniversitiesLiberal Arts CollegesCommunity Colleges
Alabama$57,250$57,415$57,084$87,181$50,000-
Alaska$57,221$52,961$70,000$68,657--
Arizona$75,179$80,039$60,601$86,990-$59,505
Arkansas$72,390$77,544$46,625$92,346$46,625$72,044
California$79,794$81,992$77,448$72,851$50,309$94,944
Colorado$85,265$81,947$105,178$76,447$149,025-
Connecticut$63,933$57,903$65,942$59,648$88,434-
Delaware$61,238$61,238----
District of Columbia$82,807$73,870$84,083$87,684--
Florida$59,728$69,818$49,638$72,990--
Georgia$90,346$108,540$63,056$105,935$48,000$78,087
Hawaii$84,792$148,407$52,984$148,407--
Idaho$90,614$90,614-$90,614--
Illinois$83,967$140,510$69,831$102,282$86,950-
Indiana$58,376$53,911$64,330$56,225--
Iowa$48,490$54,033$46,906$54,033$45,020-
Kansas$69,312$70,378$63,984$88,884-$47,446
Kentucky$59,484$63,401$53,609$56,556--
Louisiana$62,322$62,758$59,268$66,423--
Maine$82,962$78,456$89,721$86,528-$60,535
Maryland$86,322$86,585$85,709$85,809$91,282-
Massachusetts$66,553$70,386$65,115$67,075$55,020$71,284
Michigan$66,055$66,485$61,756$63,084$61,756$71,915
Minnesota$67,180$67,180-$62,162--
Mississippi$73,028$75,613$57,517$80,597-$73,418
Missouri$58,132$62,802$54,312$64,176-$58,536
Montana$57,499$58,332$51,670$58,790--
Nebraska$64,310$73,582$45,768$60,888$41,630$50,563
Nevada$59,769$64,812$49,684$65,763-$55,412
New Hampshire$89,475$79,387$109,651$91,487--
New Jersey$64,260$63,233$67,856$66,872-$65,663
New York$74,584$86,390$67,206$77,654$60,727$53,439
North Carolina$57,596$58,933$54,655$59,323-$56,909
North Dakota$67,213$67,213-$87,654--
Ohio$62,480$65,074$58,849$62,984--
Oklahoma$63,829$63,829-$79,799-$68,945
Oregon$64,115$64,607$62,147$63,459-$63,460
Pennsylvania$66,782$75,071$65,228$73,465$57,727$59,676
Rhode Island$88,597$105,578$71,616$88,597--
South Carolina$61,524$64,744$58,947$65,978--
South Dakota$58,377$65,537$44,057$65,537--
Tennessee$91,396$103,332$69,910$91,468$56,624-
Texas$74,009$72,006$85,355$72,533-$61,668
Utah$84,982$83,477$87,991$84,982--
Vermont$76,258$77,507$75,634$77,507--
Virginia$74,753$83,836$52,046$87,381$62,959-
Washington$65,759$61,012$80,000$56,383$100,090-
West Virginia$41,887$56,161$27,612$56,161--
Wisconsin$68,671$64,909$81,210$63,799$144,000$65,436
Wyoming$55,970$55,970-$63,194-$48,745
Average$70,254$73,276$65,782$75,408$67,864$67,500