The average Drug Safety Associate in the United States earns approximately $69K per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Drug Safety Associates survey participants are more prevalent than men — 65 percent of professionals. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,422 - $101,685
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MEDIAN: $69,269
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$16.16 - $51.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,422 - $101,685  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,391  
Total Pay (?
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$43,104 - $107,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.16 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,391  
   
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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$43,104 - $107,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Job Description for Drug Safety Associate

Drug safety associates are responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks related to drug safety. They are in charge of reviewing and evaluating adverse events related to use of pharmaceutical drugs, serving as a point of contact for stakeholders on safety activities, and identifying safety signals. They are also in charge of answering questions from health workers, partners, and others, as well as ensuring compliance throughout the program with reporting requirements related to adverse events; this information must be passed along to entities such as relevant authorities, review boards, investigators, and drug producers. Drug safety associates typically work full time during regular business hours, but additional and/or alternative hours may be required depending on the needs of their organization and specific projects.

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Drug Safety Associate Tasks

  • Read source documents such as drug case data sheets, and enter data in specific data fields, using keyboards or scanners.
  • Scan and store completed documents in appropriate locations.
  • Reconcile and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered.

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Key Stats for Drug Safety Associate

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Drug Safety Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Drug Safety Associate Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 14%

Clinical Research
up arrow 5%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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