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Clinical Trial Assistant Salary

The average Clinical Trial Assistant in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $50K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Clinical Trial Assistants survey respondents are women (74 percent). In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction for Clinical Trial Assistants is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,295 - $76,085
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,364
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50%
90%

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$13.44 - $35.51
(Median)
$13
$21
$36
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,295 - $76,085  
   
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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$31,197 - $77,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.44 - $35.51  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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).
)
$31,197 - $77,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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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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Clinical Trial Assistants who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. 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 as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

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Experience Affects Clinical Trial Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Clinical Trial Assistant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
$50,000

Clinical Research
up arrow 4%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 15%
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