Drug Safety Associate Salary

Drug Safety Associates in the United States can expect to earn an average of $70K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$44,086 - $101,694
$44K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,624
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$17.45 - $51.95
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$52
MEDIAN: $30.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,086 - $101,694  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,766  
Total Pay (?
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$43,205 - $107,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $51.95  
   
Overtime
$34.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,766  
   
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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$43,205 - $107,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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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
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
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Experience Affects Drug Safety Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲21%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Drug Safety Associate Salaries

Safety Compliance
▲14%

Regulatory Compliance
▲13%

Clinical Research
▲4%

National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%