Associate Clinical Research Director Salary
Median pay for Associate Clinical Research Directors in the United States is around $128K per year. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Associate Clinical Research Directors making up 75 percent. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Associate Clinical Research Directors. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$78,905 - $162,285|
|Bonus||$4,894 - $28,188|
|Total Pay (||$82,072 - $169,453|
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.Read More...
Those in this position analyze and interpret data during many phases of research, and may also be expected to come up with ideas for product launches, including what the medication is used for and its associated claims. Much of this data is determined through the clinical trials and resulting research, and includes information for medical pamphlets associated with the product. Though the duties of the job are mostly administrative, in some smaller projects the associate director may also help evaluate patients as research is carried out. As assistants, they generally work under senior directors, so duties may be assigned as necessary.
Associate clinical research directors must develop and maintain positive relationships with outside parties in media in order to create positive images for the products being developed. Each and every process must be constantly evaluated and improved as necessary, and all clinical research steps must adhere to the law and company policies. Educational requirements vary, but many employers prefer medically-certified physicians in their particular field. Prior work experience within the field may also be required.
Associate Clinical Research Director Tasks
- 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.
- Participate in program design, research safety and budget development.
- Monitors the research staff in effective and efficient use of equipment, supplies and budget allocation.
- Monitor inventory, order processing and distribution of products.
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Pay by Experience Level for Associate Clinical Research Director
Pay by Experience for an Associate Clinical Research Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Associate Clinical Research Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Associate Clinical Research Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Associate Clinical Research Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 28 salaries. An Associate Clinical Research Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 13 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Associate Clinical Research Directors in San Diego enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Associate Clinical Research Directors will also find cushy salaries in Basking Ridge (+13 percent) and Seattle (+12 percent). Associate Clinical Research Directors in Atlanta report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 38 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Workers in Houston and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (25 percent less and 19 percent less, respectively).
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