Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salary

Pay for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Total incomes of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $16K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $38K and $69K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators is high. There are far more female Certified Clinical Research Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,780 - $71,412
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$51K
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MEDIAN: $51,324
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$17.22 - $30.59
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$0$71K
Salary $38,780 - $71,412
Bonus $0.00 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,659
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$38,044 - $69,081
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 158
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $17.22 - $30.59
Overtime $25.70 - $39.95
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,659
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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$38,044 - $69,081
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

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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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Certified Clinical Research Coordinators may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Clinical Research Manager. The latter position pays an average of $77K annually. More often than not, a Clinical Research Coordinator role is the next step for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators moving up in the field. Pay for Clinical Research Coordinators is usually $45K. Many Certified Clinical Research Coordinators choose to take on a Clinical Research Associate role instead, where salaries are typically $56K.

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Popular Skills for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


Certified Clinical Research Coordinators note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Oncology, Clinical Research, Clinical Data Management, and Phlebotomy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Regulatory Compliance, Phlebotomy, and Clinical Data Management. Those familiar with Clinical Research also tend to know Phlebotomy.

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

Pay by Experience for a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 99 salaries. A Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,883

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, busy Orlando offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Certified Clinical Research Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), Asheville (+14 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Miami is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are St. Louis and Sacramento (2 percent lower).

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)?

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) in Indianapolis:
"Good job."
Pros: Flexible schedule. Patient interaction.
Cons: Sometimes boring.

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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 40 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

▲29%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$51,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Oncology
▼1%

Clinical Research
▼2%

▼4%

Clinical Data Management
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 16%
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