Associate Clinical Research Director Salary

Salaries for Associate Clinical Research Directors in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($121K) per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$72,882 - $151,491

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$72,882 - $151,491  
   
Bonus
$14.68 - $25,169  
Profit Sharing
$4,112 - $9,826  
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$74,646 - $167,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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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 typically report just a few professional skills. Clinical Research and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management. Those with knowledge of Clinical Research tend to be skilled in Project Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Clinical Research Director

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $77K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $124K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Associate Clinical Research Directors see a median salary of $140K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $122K.

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Experience Affects Associate Clinical Research Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$127,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 39%

Skills That Affect Associate Clinical Research Director Salaries

National Average
$127,000

Clinical Research
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 4%
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