How much does a Research Associate make?

Updated 16 Oct 2021
$57,500 /yr
Average Base Pay

14 salaries

Not enough reports to show salary distribution

$40K

Low

$58K

Average

$73K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Research Associate is $57,500 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 14 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Associate employees.

Seniority Levels

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

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Plant & Food Research
4

Plant & Food Research

Research Associate

$56,000

 /yr
Range: $53K - $64K
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$53K

$64K

$53,000 - $64,000 Range

AgResearch (NZ)
4

AgResearch (NZ)

Research Associate
About 

$65K -$76K

$65K

$76K

$65,447 - $76,286 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Associate
About 

$47K -$51K

$47K

$51K

$46,852 - $50,824 Range

Fonterra
4

Fonterra

Research Associate - Monthly Intern
About 

$986 -$1K

$986

$1K

$986 - $1,069 Range

Fonterra
4

Fonterra

Research Associate
About 

$68K -$74K

$68K

$74K

$68,064 - $73,672 Range

New Zealand Police
4.1

New Zealand Police

Research Associate - Hourly Contractor
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Helico Bio

Research Associate - Hourly
About 

$27 -$29

 hourly

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

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5

$34K

$37K

$34,336 - $37,409 Range

AGResearch
3.7

AGResearch

Research Associate
About 

$36K -$39K

$36K

$39K

$36,276 - $38,964 Range

HortResearch

Research Associate - Contractor
About 

$49K -$52K

$49K

$52K

$48,845 - $52,256 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $34

$21

$34

$21 - $34 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $19 - $28

$19

$28

$19 - $28 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Assistant

$55,200

 /yr
Range: $36K - $65K

$36K

$65K

$36,000 - $65,000 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Fellow

$84,000

 /yr
Range: $77K - $98K

$77K

$98K

$76,971 - $98,000 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 Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

$87,000

 /yr
Range: $81K - $94K

$81K

$94K

$81,231 - $93,891 Range

University of Otago
3.5

University of Otago

Research Assistant

$47,236

 /yr
Range: $40K - $52K

$40K

$52K

$40,000 - $52,000 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

Research Technician

$54,800

 /yr
Range: $52K - $65K

$52K

$65K

$51,803 - $65,000 Range

Callaghan Innovation
4.2

Callaghan Innovation

Research Scientist

$65,622

 /yr
Range: $60K - $85K

$60K

$85K

$60,000 - $85,000 Range

University of Canterbury
3.9

University of Canterbury

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$20

 /hr
Range: $20 - $30

$20

$30

$20 - $30 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Research Associate is $57,500 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see a Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 14 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Research Associate in New Zealand is $72,949 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Associate in New Zealand is $39,934 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$55,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Auckland Area area reported making $55,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$56,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Auckland Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$1,021
monthly
A Research Associate in the Wellington Area area reported making $1,021 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Wellington Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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