The average Institutional Review Board Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $51K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Institutional Review Board Coordinators — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women make up the vast majority of Institutional Review Board Coordinators (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,086 - $76,447
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,086 - $76,447  
   
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$0.00 - $5,463  
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$32,700 - $73,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $23.31  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,463  
   
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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$32,700 - $73,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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

  • 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.
  • Ensure that all operational priorities are aligned with mission and direction of OPRS/IRB;
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 6%

Clinical Research
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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