Median pay for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $50K per year. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $16K, overall incomes of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators spread between $38K and $69K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (87 percent) of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators who took the survey are female. Most Certified Clinical Research Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,437 - $69,838  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,659  
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$37,523 - $68,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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$17.26 - $30.78  
   
Overtime
$25.88 - $44.28  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,659  
Total Pay (?
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$37,523 - $68,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


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For Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, progressing to a Clinical Research Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Clinical Research Manager can earn $77K annually. Given that the median pay is $45K, it may be surprising to find that a Clinical Research Coordinator is the most common role for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Clinical Research Associate role — which pays $56K — is also typical for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


Certified Clinical Research Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Oncology, Clinical Research, Clinical Data Management, and Phlebotomy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Regulatory Compliance. Those familiar with Clinical Research also tend to know Phlebotomy.

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

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $44K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $50K. Certified Clinical Research Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $52K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $68K.

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Key Stats for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
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1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
6%
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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

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$50,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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