Graduate Research Assistant Job Reviews

Women who are Graduate Research Assistants have an overall job satisfaction level of 3.3, 50% of them believe there is gender equality in their firms, and make an average salary range of $0-$25k.

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anon2583

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Graduate Research Assistant, Research & Development

January 1970

This university is very fair to female students and faculty members.

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $0-$25k

  • Recent Bonus

    Not eligible for bonus

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects

    Hours, Culture

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Not much; it's a great place to work

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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Lady asherdasher

Northeastern University

Graduate Research Assistant, Chemistry

January 1970

Academia is rife with sexism in older, male tenured PIs, be careful.

Job Satisfaction Level

2.0
  • Recent Salary

    $25k-$50k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Typical Hours (per day)

    10 hours

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    No

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Recommend to Women?

    No

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Lady turnofthekey

Virginia Tech

Graduate Research Assistant, Industrial and Systems Engineering

January 1970

I completed a two-year Master's degree with a research assistantship throughout. There are quite a few women in administrative roles and as students. There are also several women in faculty, but women are disproportionately adjunct faculty rather than tenure-track. It seemed like students were treated fairly, but that it would be tough to pursue a PhD or a tenure position in the department.

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
  • Recent Salary

    $0-$25k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Typical Hours (per day)

    7 hours or fewer

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    No

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Recommend to Women?

    Maybe. A lot of women as graduate students, but few women faculty members and many of them are adjuncts.

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Lady msroboto

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Graduate Research Assistant, Wilson Library

January 1970

There are a ton of women working here, but the curatorial staff is overwhelmingly male - they could do a lot better on equality at the curatorial level and in the higher levels of administration. It does seem to be a fairly flexible environment for maternity leave, which is great.

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $0-$25k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Typical Hours (per day)

    7 hours or fewer

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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