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Clinical Trial Assistant Salary

Clinical Trial Assistants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $50K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of Clinical Trial Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Clinical Trial Assistants making up 76 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,061 - $75,857
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,228
10%
50%
90%

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$13.44 - $35.51
(Median)
$13
$21
$36
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
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
$36,061 - $75,857  
   
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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$30,965 - $77,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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.
)
$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).
)
$30,965 - $77,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Clinical Trial Assistants who took the survey. Those who have experience with Project Management, Clinical Research, and Regulatory Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those listing Regulatory Compliance as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

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Experience Affects Clinical Trial Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Clinical Trial Assistant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
$49,000

Clinical Research
up arrow 3%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 29%

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
12%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 15%