Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salary

The average Institutional Review Board Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $53K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Institutional Review Board Coordinators. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Institutional Review Board Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,977 - $78,536  
   
Bonus
$610  
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$37,862 - $74,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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$14.25 - $27.43  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$610  
   
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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$37,862 - $74,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

Institutional review board (IRB) coordinators work primarily in university settings in departments which review proposed research projects, and also monitor current projects as they are conducted. There are often pre-established requirements that a research project must meet to gain authorization, and applications and consent forms must be completed in order to process these projects. IRB coordinators also guide researchers to compile the correct and complete documents to be submitted to the IRB panel.

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Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Tasks

  • Provide oversight for the daily activities of the Office for the Protection of Research Subject (OPRS)/Institutional Review Board (IRB).
  • Provide advice and assistance to investigators regarding the procedural requirements of less complex IRB applications.
  • Ensure that all operational priorities are aligned with mission and direction of OPRS/IRB;
  • Organize and implement the IRB program to researchers, external researchers and sponsors.
  • Oversee the confidential institutional review and approval process of all research activities involving human subjects to protect their safety, rights, and welfare.

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Pay by Experience Level for Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

Pay by Experience for an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 10 salaries. An Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Regulatory Compliance
▼8%

Clinical Research
▼18%

Research Analysis
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 5%
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