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$30,718

Average Base Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$409

Average Bonus
The average academic researcher salary in District of Columbia, United States is $30,718 or an equivalent hourly rate of $15. This is 12% higher (+$3,406) than the average academic researcher salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $409. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
Salary by Experience

$25,999

Entry Level Salary

$40,395

Senior Level Salary
An entry level academic researcher (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $25,999. On the other end, a senior level academic researcher (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $40,395.

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Job Description
Assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate teaching assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed. Excludes “Teacher Assistants” (25-9041).
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