Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salary

Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates see excellent average salaries — about $98K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Female Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$66,384 - $117,213
$66K
$98K
$120K
MEDIAN: $97,532
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50%
90%

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$17.75 - $86.89
$18
$61
$87
MEDIAN: $61.04
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$0$123K
Salary $66,384 - $117,213
Bonus $1,943 - $10,700
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$65,001 - $123,788
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 230
Hourly Data $0$86
Hourly Rate $17.75 - $86.89
Overtime $48.09
Annual Data $0$123K
Bonus $1,943 - $10,700
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$65,001 - $123,788
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)


For Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates, comfortable salaries can be found at Quintiles, Inc.; in fact, average earnings are around $108K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($66K versus $120K) is great.

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $92K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $59K and $117K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,901

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

Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 6 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+3 percent) and Seattle (+2 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Mid-Career Senior Clinical Research Associates in Wilmington earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Employers in New York and Minneapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (21 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salaries

Cardiology
▲3%

Oncology
▲2%


National Average
$101,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%
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