Clinical Trial Assistant Salary

Earnings for Clinical Trial Assistants in the United States come in at around $50K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Clinical Trial Assistants making up 76 percent. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the greater part have vision insurance, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,061 - $76,442

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$13.33 - $36.34

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,061 - $76,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
Total Pay (?
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$30,624 - $77,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $36.34  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $51.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
   
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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$30,624 - $77,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | 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

  • Ensure adherence to safety protocols and standards.
  • Provide assistance for a variety of clinical trials, potentially across multiple sites.
  • 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.

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Typical Clinical Trial Assistants report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, Clinical Research, and Regulatory Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Regulatory Compliance and Clinical Research, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay.

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Experience Affects Clinical Trial Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Clinical Trial Assistant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$48,000

Clinical Research
up arrow 4%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 15%
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