Clinical Research Manager Salary (United States)

A Clinical Research Manager earns an average salary of $75,196 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Clinical Research Manager Total Pay (?
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$51,766 - $121,715
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MEDIAN: $75,195
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Clinical Research Manager Total Pay (?
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$18.33 - $54.34
(Median)
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33
54
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,766 - $121,715  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,723  
Profit Sharing
$270.43 - $8,109  
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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$51,120 - $128,691  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 396
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.33 - $54.34  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $80.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,723  
   
Profit Sharing
$270.43 - $8,109  
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).
)
$51,120 - $128,691  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 396
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Job Description for Clinical Research Manager
The clinical research manager is responsible for managing the clinical research department and overseeing clinical research studies. Individuals in this position provide direction to clinical research associates on the development, management, and completion of clinical research studies. The clinical research manager is also responsible for quality assurance, compliance with regulations, proper documentation, and budgeting for the department. Training and recruitment of employees for this department may be performed by the clinical research manager as well.
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Clinical Research Manager Tasks
  • Review, approve and oversee study budgets, contracts, regulatory and administrative documents.
  • Develop timelines and negotiate deliverables to ensure a timely, on-budget study.
  • Supervise, train and develop study team.
  • Analyze and develop study protocols to establish best clinical practice.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure efficiency within the clinical trial.

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$75,000
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Experience Affects Clinical Research Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$75,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Clinical Research Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 35%
National Average
$75,000
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 106 votes.
Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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