Clinical Trial Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Clinical Trial Manager is $96,485 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Clinical Trial Manager Total Pay (?
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$60,680 - $122,625
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MEDIAN: $96,484
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Clinical Trial Manager Total Pay (?
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$17.03 - $69.63
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,680 - $122,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $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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$60,491 - $132,841  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 359
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.03 - $69.63  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $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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$60,491 - $132,841  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 359
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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East Hanover
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Los Angeles
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Princeton
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Cambridge
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National Average
$100,000
Seattle
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Boston
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Philadelphia
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Houston
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Experience Affects Clinical Trial Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$100,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Clinical Trial Manager Salaries

National Average
$100,000
Clinical Research
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 101 votes.
Gender
Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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