Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salary

Most Certified Clinical Research Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $51K annually. In the world of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, overall income ranges from $37K near the bottom to $69K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$38,924 - $67,911
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MEDIAN: $51,063
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$16.42 - $31.05
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,924 - $67,911  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,890  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,757  
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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$36,824 - $68,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 331
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.42 - $31.05  
   
Overtime
$22.34 - $46.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,890  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,757  
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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$36,824 - $68,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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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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Certified Clinical Research Coordinators' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Clinical Research Associate. On average, Clinical Research Associates get paid about the same as Certified Clinical Research Coordinators do.

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Popular Skills for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


Certified Clinical Research Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Clinical Research, Oncology, Regulatory Compliance, and Phlebotomy are correlated to pay that is above average. 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.


For many Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker earns $44K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $52K. Certified Clinical Research Coordinators see a median salary of $54K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $64K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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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Regulatory Compliance
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Oncology
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National Average
$50,000

Phlebotomy
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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