Junior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salary

A Junior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) earns an average salary of $53,251 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$37,588 - $76,992
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$38K
$53K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,251
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$14.79 - $40.18
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,588 - $76,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
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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$37,454 - $80,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $40.18  
   
Overtime
$28.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
   
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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$37,454 - $80,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Junior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Junior clinical research associates (CRAs) are responsible for completing clinical research and administrative tasks for their organization. They are in charge of facilitating documentation for clinical research as well. Junior CRAs monitor clinical tasks for correct functioning and completion, evaluate clinical data, and create reports based on findings. Additionally, junior CRAs interact with subjects, collaborate with other clinical professionals, monitor equipments' functioning, and provide necessary cleaning and maintenance for equipment when not in use. They gather documentation as needed and manage inventory distribution, as well as use a computer for data processing and report creation. Other tasks include researching article content and conducting data extraction and analysis. In all tasks, junior CRAs must follow strict laboratory and federal safety regulations, as well as maintain confidentiality and follow standard operating procedures. They also must report their progress to the clinical research leader in their department.

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Junior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Tasks

  • Educate study personnel about clinical study procedures and plans, ensuring adherence to all protocol.
  • Evaluate, choose, establish, and conclude investigational sites for clinical studies.
  • Work under a CRA to co-monitor clinical trials.
  • Issue reports and suggestions for improvement to senior associates and managers.

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Experience Affects Junior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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