Clinical Trial Assistant Salary

Earnings for Clinical Trial Assistants in the United States come in at around $50K per year on average. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but career length and the specific company are influential factors as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Clinical Trial Assistants. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. There are far more female Clinical Trial Assistants who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,393 - $68,877
$38K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,536
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$15.44 - $28.85
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MEDIAN: $22.83
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$0$70K
Salary $38,393 - $68,877
Bonus $100.00 - $8,967
Total Pay (?
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$37,450 - $70,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 106
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $15.44 - $28.85
Overtime $23.57 - $44.38
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $100.00 - $8,967
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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$37,450 - $70,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Clinical Trial Assistant

A clinical trial assistant is an administrative position which is employed primarily by universities and drug manufacturing companies. The trial assistant takes on tasks involving proper documentation of participants, disseminating necessary information, assisting researchers in setting up trials, and facilitating smooth progress of these studies and experiments.

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Clinical Trial Assistant Tasks

  • Gather and compile clinical research data, maintain trial databases, and perform routine clerical duties.
  • Disseminate clinical trial reports, protocol amendments, and other communications to relevant groups.
  • Ensure adherence to safety protocols and standards.
  • Provide assistance for a variety of clinical trials, potentially across multiple sites.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Trial Assistant


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Many Clinical Trial Assistants move into Clinical Research Associate roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $56K per year.

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Key Stats for Clinical Trial Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Clinical Trial Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲41%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$49,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Clinical Trial Assistant Salaries

Project Management
▲8%

National Average
$49,000


Clinical Data
▼8%

Regulatory Compliance
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 15%
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