Associate Clinical Research Director Salary
For Associate Clinical Research Directors, annual average wages total $125K per year. Female Associate Clinical Research Directors are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (68 percent) are women. For the most part, Associate Clinical Research Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a large number have vision insurance, as well.
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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $77K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $122K. For Associate Clinical Research Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $142K. 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 $141K on average.