A Clinical Research Assistant earns an average wage of $15.74 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Coordinating and Research Analysis.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,731 - $51,568  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,194  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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$27,231 - $49,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 300
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$0$13$26$39
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$12.49 - $21.03  
   
Overtime
$18.28 - $38.53  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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$0.00 - $3,194  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$27,231 - $49,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 303
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Job Description for Clinical Research Assistant

Clinical research assistants support research - generally involving human subjects - in clinical settings. They may use a wide variety of laboratory and medical equipment depending on the nature of the studies on which they work. These assistants may be involved in administering treatments during a study, conducting interviews or follow-up surveys with participants, or analyzing results and data. Some clinical research assistants may deal primarily with administrative duties such as administering and tabulating the results of surveys, while others may perform laboratory tests on samples and specimens.

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Clinical Research Assistant Tasks

  • Write, update, and maintain study documentation and reports.
  • Enter and verify data, including adverse events and patient compliance, to create reports.
  • Process, document, and analyze results of laboratory tests or experiments.
  • Support clinical research, including recruitment, scheduling, patient care, and transportation.
  • Set up and maintain experimental or clinical equipment.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,580

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Experience Affects Clinical Research Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%



National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Research Assistant Salaries

Project Coordinating
up arrow 16%

Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Clinical Research
0%

Phlebotomy
0%

National Average
$36,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Data Collection
up arrow 3%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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