Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates is around $97K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Female Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$61,688 - $113,388
$62K
$97K
$110K
MEDIAN: $96,836
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$17.82 - $84.43
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$84
MEDIAN: $62.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,688 - $113,388  
   
Bonus
$1,034 - $10,491  
Profit Sharing
$4,698  
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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$61,618 - $121,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$17.82 - $84.43  
   
Overtime
$26.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,034 - $10,491  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,698  
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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$61,618 - $121,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Quintiles, Inc., where the median salary comes to $108K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($66K) and those starting out ($120K) creates a rather diverse pay scale.

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $92K, but on the other end, some employees may earn up to $117K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $99,595

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 7 percent. Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+4 percent) and Seattle (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Wilmington, which sits 21 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers pay around 20 percent less in New York and 19 percent less in Minneapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salaries

Cardiology
▲4%

Oncology
▲3%


National Average
$100,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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