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Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) in Chicago, Illinois is $51,420 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Regulatory Compliance, Clinical Research, and Project Management.

$40,178 - $86,914
MEDIAN: $51,420

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$40,178 - $86,914  
$0.00 - $18,277  
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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).
$39,450 - $95,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Experience Affects Clinical Research Associate (CRA) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Clinical Research Associate (CRA) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
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Clinical Research
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Project Management
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National Average

Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


75 %
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%