Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salary

Certified Clinical Research Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $51K annually for pay. Total cash earnings of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators range from $37K on the low end to $70K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $4K and $7K, respectively. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,141 - $69,700
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,849
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$16.64 - $30.76
(Median)
$17
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,141 - $69,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,329  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,801  
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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$36,944 - $69,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 331
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $30.76  
   
Overtime
$24.82 - $46.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,329  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,801  
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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$36,944 - $69,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 198
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Job Description for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)

Certified clinical research coordinators (CCRCs) are responsible for effectively coordinating clinical research efforts for their organization. They are in charge of a variety of clinical and administrative tasks to reach all research objectives. One of their main responsibilities includes planning physical resource utilization. They also create schedules for research personnel, prepare research-related documentation, and oversee subject recruitment and screening processes. CCRCs conduct post-research activities to ensure satisfactory experience for all parties involved. They must have strong interpersonal skills, as they interact with a variety of clinical staff, research subjects, and outside partners. They also actively assist researchers with grant preparations and contracts associated with the research.

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Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Tasks

  • Compile, organize and submit institutional review board documentation.
  • Obtain and maintain informed consent of research subjects or their guardians.
  • Handle and review clinical trial processes and ethics compliance.
  • Report side effects and safety findings from drug trials or testing.

Common Career Paths for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


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As Certified Clinical Research Coordinators transition into upper-level roles such as Clinical Research Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Clinical Research Managers earn $77K on average per year. The most common career progression for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators leads to becoming a Clinical Research Coordinator, where pay is typically $44K. However, many Certified Clinical Research Coordinators also opt to become Clinical Research Associates, a position that pays $55K on average.

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Popular Skills for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Certified Clinical Research Coordinators who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Clinical Research, Oncology, Regulatory Compliance, and Phlebotomy are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Clinical Research indicates knowledge of Phlebotomy.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)

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


For Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $44K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $51K. Certified Clinical Research Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $54K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $65K on average.

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Experience Affects Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

Clinical Research
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Oncology
0%

National Average
$50,000

Regulatory Compliance
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Phlebotomy
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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