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Clinical Research Associate Salary

$75,750 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,689

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Clinical Research Associate is $75,750 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Clinical Research Associate is between $54,252 and $93,477. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Clinical Research Associate. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Designs, administers, researches, and studies designated clinical trials including investigator selection (who is responsible for the conduct of the trial at the trial site), analysis of potential patient recruitment, and preparation of trial related documentation, following company standard operating procedures and in accordance with Good Clinical Practice.
  • Establishes, monitors throughout its duration, and closes down trial sites on completion of the trial.
  • Coordinates with the ethics committee, which safeguards the rights, safety, and wellbeing of all trial subjects; and organizes ethics committee submissions with follow through to ensure successful outcome.
  • Identifies and assesses the suitability of facilities to be used as the investigational/clinical trial site; sets up trial sites, which includes ensuring each center has the required trial materials, including the trial drug often known as the investigational medicinal product.
Clinical Research Associate Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Job family population: 120,320

Estimated population of Clinical Research Associate jobs: 7,181

Rate of error: 2.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$87,815
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Clinical Research Associate Job Listings for United States

Regional Clinical Research Associate/ CRA
Nov 21
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Syneos Health
Ability to manage required travel of up to 75% on a regular basis JOB SUMMARY - CRA II Clinical Research Associate will perform monitoring and site management activities for Phase I-IV clinical ...
Clinical Research Associate
Nov 19
South San Francisco, CA, USA
EPM Scientific
Title: Clinical Research Associate Location: South San Francisco Duration: 1 year contract Requirements: * Min. 4 years working as a CRA * Experience with actual development of protocols and TMF ...
Research Associate - 10849
Nov 21
San Diego, CA, USA
Simply Biotech
Research Associate - Simply Biotech OVERVIEW Are you looking for a new career opportunity with an ... Perform basic bio-methods such as handling (i.e. restraint, ear notch, clinical observations, body ...
Senior Clinical Research Associate
Nov 4
South San Francisco, CA, USA
EPM Scientific
They are looking to bring in a Sr. Clinical Research Associate on a contract-to-hire basis . Please find the details of the role below. Position: Sr. Clinical Research Associate Summary: Manage the ...
Research Associate I
Nov 19
Bothell, WA, USA
Syneos Health (formerly INC Research/ inVentiv Health)
Seeking a Research Associate I to participate in the development of drug programs. In House ... This one entity combines world-renowned clinical research and commercialization capabilities with ...

The average pay for a Clinical Research Associate is $75,750 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Clinical Research Associate is between $54,252 and $93,477. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Clinical Research Associate. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Regional Clinical Research Associate/ CRA
Nov 21
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Syneos Health
Ability to manage required travel of up to 75% on a regular basis JOB SUMMARY - CRA II Clinical Research Associate will perform monitoring and site management activities for Phase I-IV clinical ...
Clinical Research Associate
Nov 19
South San Francisco, CA, USA
EPM Scientific
Title: Clinical Research Associate Location: South San Francisco Duration: 1 year contract Requirements: * Min. 4 years working as a CRA * Experience with actual development of protocols and TMF ...
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