How much does a Research Assistant make?

Updated 20 Jul 2021
$47,788 /yr
Average Base Pay

29 salaries

$40K

Low

$48K

Average

$61K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $47,788 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 29 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Assistant$47,788 /yr
L3
Senior Research Assistant$70,000 /yr
L4
Lead Research AssistantNo Salary Reports
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Research Associate

$63,000

per year

Graduate Research Assistant

$21

per year

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University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant

$55,200

 /yr
Range: $36K - $65K
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$36K

$65K

$36,000 - $65,000 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$27

 /hr
Range: $21 - $34

$21

$34

$21 - $34 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $19 - $26

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

Victoria University of Wellington
3.9

Victoria University of Wellington

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $32

$20

$32

$20 - $32 Range

University of Otago
3.5

University of Otago

Research Assistant

$46,562

 /yr
Range: $40K - $51K

$40K

$51K

$40,000 - $50,701 Range

University of Canterbury
4

University of Canterbury

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$20

 /hr
Range: $20 - $30

$20

$30

$20 - $30 Range

Auckland University of Technology
4.3

Auckland University of Technology

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$25

 /hr
Range: $11 - $36

$11

$36

$11 - $36 Range

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University of Otago
3.5

University of Otago

Research Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $26

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

University of Otago
3.5

University of Otago

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $21

$18

$21

$18 - $21 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant - Hourly
About 

$24 -$27

 hourly

$24

$27

$24 - $27 Range

Victoria University of Wellington
3.9

Victoria University of Wellington

Research Assistant - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Victoria University of Wellington
3.9

Victoria University of Wellington

Research Assistant - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Massey University
3.9

Massey University

Research Assistant
About 

$45K -$52K

$45K

$52K

$45,019 - $52,310 Range

Massey University
3.9

Massey University

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor
About 

$24 -$30

 hourly

$24

$30

$24 - $30 Range

University of Waikato
3.8

University of Waikato

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor
About 

$20 -$26

 hourly

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

Unitec Institute of Technology
3.9

Unitec Institute of Technology

Research Assistant
About 

$38K -$50K

$38K

$50K

$38,051 - $49,556 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant - Hourly Intern
About 

$16 -$17

 hourly

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Victoria University of Wellington
3.9

Victoria University of Wellington

Research Assistant - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Victoria University of Wellington
3.9

Victoria University of Wellington

Research Assistant - Hourly
About 

US$21 -US$23

 hourly

US$21

US$23

US$21 - US$23 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a a Research Assistant is $47,788 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see a Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 29 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a a Research Assistant in New Zealand is $61,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Research Assistant in New Zealand is $40,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$28
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Auckland Area area reported making $28 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$23
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Wellington Area area reported making $23 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Wellington Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$25
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Auckland Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Auckland Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$61,000
per year
A Research Assistant in the Auckland Area area reported making $61,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$24
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Auckland Area area reported making $24 per hour
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Auckland Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$2,000
monthly
A Research Assistant in the Auckland Area area reported making $2,000 per month
Job Highlights
Auckland Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$25
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Auckland Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
Auckland Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University