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 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 is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,088 - $67,624
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$39K
$51K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,843
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$16.51 - $30.75
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$17
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,088 - $67,624  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,937  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$37,301 - $68,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 351
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.51 - $30.75  
   
Overtime
$21.65 - $45.70  
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 - $4,937  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$37,301 - $68,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222

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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 sometimes move into a Clinical Research Associate role, where the salary is similar.

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Popular Skills for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


Certified Clinical Research Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Clinical Research, Regulatory Compliance, Oncology, and Phlebotomy are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with Clinical Research also 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.


Certified Clinical Research Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $44K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $52K on average. Certified Clinical Research Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $54K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $64K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

Clinical Research
up arrow 2%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%

Oncology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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