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Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salary

Women comprise the majority of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $51K per year on average. Total incomes of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $37K and $68K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Certified Clinical Research Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$38,995 - $67,184
(Median)
39K
51K
60K
67K
MEDIAN: $50,847
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$16.00 - $30.90
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,995 - $67,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,961  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,830  
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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$36,961 - $68,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 341
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $30.90  
   
Overtime
$19.79 - $45.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,961  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,830  
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).
)
$36,961 - $68,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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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.

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Popular Skills for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


Survey results show that Certified Clinical Research Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Regulatory Compliance, Clinical Research, and Phlebotomy can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those educated in Clinical Research tend to be well versed in Phlebotomy.

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

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


Certified Clinical Research Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $44K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $52K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Certified Clinical Research Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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 $62K on average.

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Experience Affects Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Clinical Research
up arrow 2%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 17%