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Clinical Trial Manager Salary

Clinical Trial Managers in the United States pull down an average of $96K per year. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and years of experience are driving factors as well. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Clinical Trial Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$61,964 - $123,939
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$61,964 - $123,939  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,390  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $14,250  
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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$61,014 - $133,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 325
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Hourly Rate
$17.12 - $68.96  
   
Overtime
$30.05 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,390  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $14,250  
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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$61,014 - $133,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Clinical Trial Manager

Clinical trial managers are responsible for managing the clinical trial process by implementing effective strategies for their organization. They are in charge of reviewing trial results using strict clinical procedures. In all tasks, clinical trial managers must comply with safety standards and respect privacy and confidentiality. They interact with clinical staff, review trial progress, and make changes to the trial structure and processes based on subject or team feedback. Clinical trial managers also analyze data based on trial results, interpreting research information, and creating detailed documentation. Other tasks performed by clinical trial managers include mentoring junior staff in acceptable clinical practices, conducting performance reviews, participating in hiring activities, and interviewing prospective personnel. Clinical trial managers also prepare manuals and present conclusions at conferences and seminars. They assist with budget preparation, as well as oversee assessments that include screening and testing procedures. Additionally, clinical trial managers review data collection policies, storage, and inventory duties.

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Clinical Trial Manager Tasks

  • Develop and implement enrollment strategies, monitoring to adjust for dropouts.
  • Monitor and track progress and obstacles during clinical trial, responding to day-to-day problems.
  • Write study documents, reports, and summaries of adverse events, progress, and employees.
  • Design, develop, and execute protocols for clinical trials that fit with existing regulations and standards.
  • Manage budget and schedule during clinical trials.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Trial Manager


Novartis, Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Medpace, Inc., and Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Clinical Trial Managers. Gilead Sciences, Inc. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $117K.


Clinical Trial Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. Project Management and Clinical Research are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Clinical Research and Project Management are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Trial Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Inexperienced workers earn around $79K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years pull down a much higher average of $105K. Clinical Trial Managers see a median salary of $108K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Clinical Trial Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $107K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Trial Manager Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$99,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Clinical Trial Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$99,000

Clinical Research
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 5%