Research and Development Associate I Salary in the United States

How much does a Research and Development Associate I make in the United States? The average Research and Development Associate I salary in the United States is $51,522 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $45,956 and $57,960. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Participates in research and development activities. Utilizes established mathematical and scientific techniques to compile and analyze data. Writes technical reports detailing procedures, outcomes, and observations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Research and Development Associate I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Research and Development Associate II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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