Associate Clinical Research Director Salary

Associate Clinical Research Directors receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $120K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Cash earnings for Associate Clinical Research Directors — including $27K in bonuses and $16K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $77K to $172K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Associate Clinical Research Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$74,776 - $151,735
(Median)
$75K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $120,169
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$74,776 - $151,735  
   
Bonus
$15.55 - $27,449  
Profit Sharing
$4,027 - $15,893  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$76,538 - $172,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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Job Description for Associate Clinical Research Director

Associate clinical research directors work in institutions which carry out medical research and medical trials. These directors may be required to provide input into developing plans and strategies to test certain medicines or methods of treatment. There may be budget constraints, so associate directors should develop the most effective and cost-efficient plans possible.

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Associate Clinical Research Director Tasks

  • Monitors the research staff in effective and efficient use of equipment, supplies and budget allocation.
  • Monitor inventory, order processing and distribution of products.
  • Participate in program design, research safety and budget development.
  • Assist in the planning and directing of the clinical research program.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional and safety standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Survey takers who work as Associate Clinical Research Directors report a focused set of job skills. Clinical Research and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management. Competency in Clinical Research frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Clinical Research Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $78K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $123K. Associate Clinical Research Directors see a median salary of $139K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Associate Clinical Research Directors report making only $123K on average.

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Experience Affects Associate Clinical Research Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$130,000

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 40%

Skills That Affect Associate Clinical Research Director Salaries

National Average
$130,000

Clinical Research
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 3%