Institutional Review Board Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $52K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Institutional Review Board Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Institutional Review Board Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,501 - $76,412
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$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,854
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$13.91 - $25.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,501 - $76,412  
   
Bonus
$800  
Total Pay (?
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$35,679 - $71,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $25.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$800  
   
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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$35,679 - $71,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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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Key Stats for Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
050
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 14%

Clinical Research
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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