The average salary for a Clinical Research Specialist is $52,547 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Clinical Research Specialist Total Pay (?
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$33,785 - $77,205
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77K
MEDIAN: $52,546
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Clinical Research Specialist Total Pay (?
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$15.69 - $29.58
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,785 - $77,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
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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$33,844 - $75,532  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.69 - $29.58  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $52.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$0.00 - $5,039  
   
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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$33,844 - $75,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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Job Description for Clinical Research Specialist
  • Coordinate multiple simultaneous research projects and ensure quality and consistency in testing and reporting across disciplines.
  • Analyze results and issue reports to update leadership on progress in a timely manner.
  • Provide clinical research expertise by participating in the design and implementation of research projects.
Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Research Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Clinical Research Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%
Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Clinical Research Specialist Salaries

National Average
$50,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 38 votes.
Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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