Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salary (United States)

The larger portion of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $50,312 per year. The top of the range reaches $68,252 per year, and the bottom approaches $37,280. Cash earnings—which sometimes include up to $4,961 from bonuses and more than $7,830 from profit sharing—stretch from around $39,179 to approximately $66,864. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and about half get vision coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salary (?
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$39,179 - $66,864
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,179 - $66,864  
   
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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$37,280 - $68,252  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.85 - $31.28  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $45.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$37,280 - $68,252  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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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)

Certified Clinical Research Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Those who are competent in Regulatory Compliance, Phlebotomy, and Clinical Research will get paid more than those who are unfamiliar with these skills: 6 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Most people experienced in 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.
For Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. Starting out, salaries are typically $44K, which grows to $53K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $55K after one to two decades. As Certified Clinical Research Coordinators approach two decades on the job, pay accelerates at a slower pace, and typical earnings come to $62K. More than half of respondents report one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$50,000
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For Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, New York provides a pay rate that is 17 percent greater than the national average. Certified Clinical Research Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+6 percent) and San Diego (+5 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 4 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

Late-Career
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$50,000

Skills That Affect Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

Clinical Research
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Phlebotomy
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$50,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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