The average salary for a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) in Canada is C$62,350.
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Job Description for Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
Clinical research associates (CRA) are responsible for assisting in the clinical research process, providing advanced technical expertise in steps such as handling supplies, ordering tests, and collecting results, presenting specific research information to the public, and a variety of administrative tasks. CRAs must follow strict privacy and safety regulations to prevent problems with subjects and ethical concerns; they must also be organized and pay close attention to detail when conducting re…Read more
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Popular Skills for Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Clinical Research, Regulatory Compliance, Oral / Verbal Communication, Oncology and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
An entry-level Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$57,189 based on 36 salaries. An early career Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,376 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,375 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,957 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$107,500.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Clinical Research Associate (CRA) in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hamilton, Ontario (27.8% less), Mississauga, Ontario (25.2% less) and London, Ontario (7.8% less).
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