Clinical Research Assistant Salary

A Clinical Research Assistant earns an average salary of $38,798 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Management, Project Coordinating, and Research Analysis.
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$29,629 - $51,152
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MEDIAN: $38,798
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$12.65 - $21.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,629 - $51,152  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$27,276 - $49,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 307
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.65 - $21.08  
   
Overtime
$18.47 - $37.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$27,276 - $49,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 306

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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

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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,918

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Key Stats for Clinical Research Assistant

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Clinical Research Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

▲20%

▲14%

National Average
$36,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Clinical Research Assistant Salaries

Data Management
▲21%

Project Coordinating
▲15%

Research Analysis
▲14%

Data Collection
▲4%

Recruiting
▲3%

Clinical Research
▼0%

Phlebotomy
▼0%

National Average
$36,000


▼3%

Regulatory Compliance
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 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
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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