Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salary

Certified Clinical Research Coordinators in the United States can expect wages of $52K per year on average. In the world of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, total cash compensation can vary between $38K and $69K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $16K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Certified Clinical Research Coordinators (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. For the most part, Certified Clinical Research Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,317 - $70,962
$39K
$53K
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MEDIAN: $52,829
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$17.27 - $31.11
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$0$70K
Salary $39,317 - $70,962
Bonus $0.00 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,781
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$38,514 - $69,741
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 147
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $17.27 - $31.11
Overtime $25.61 - $40.23
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,781
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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$38,514 - $69,741
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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Job Description for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)

Certified clinical research coordinators (CCRCs) are responsible for effectively coordinating clinical research efforts for their organization. They are in charge of a variety of clinical and administrative tasks to reach all research objectives. One of their main responsibilities includes planning physical resource utilization. They also create schedules for research personnel, prepare research-related documentation, and oversee subject recruitment and screening processes. CCRCs conduct post-research activities to ensure satisfactory experience for all parties involved. They must have strong interpersonal skills, as they interact with a variety of clinical staff, research subjects, and outside partners. They also actively assist researchers with grant preparations and contracts associated with the research.

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Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Tasks

  • Handle and review clinical trial processes and ethics compliance.
  • Report side effects and safety findings from drug trials or testing.
  • Compile, organize and submit institutional review board documentation.
  • Obtain and maintain informed consent of research subjects or their guardians.

Common Career Paths for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


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Certified Clinical Research Coordinators may progress into high-paying roles like Clinical Research Manager, where median compensation is $77K annually. The most common career progression for Certified Clinical Research Coordinators leads to becoming a Clinical Research Coordinator, where pay is typically $45K. However, many Certified Clinical Research Coordinators also opt to become Clinical Research Associates, a position that pays $56K on average.

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)


Certified Clinical Research Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Oncology, Clinical Research, Clinical Data Management, and Phlebotomy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance, Phlebotomy, and Clinical Data Management. Those familiar with Clinical Research also tend to know Phlebotomy.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 99 salaries. A Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,483

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

For those looking to make money, Certified Clinical Research Coordinators in Orlando enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Certified Clinical Research Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), Asheville (+13 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Miami is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in St. Louis and Sacramento (3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)?

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) in Indianapolis:
"Good job."
Pros: Flexible schedule. Patient interaction.
Cons: Sometimes boring.

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Key Stats for Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

▲27%

▲1%

National Average
$51,000

▼1%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Oncology
▼2%

Clinical Research
▼3%

▼5%

Clinical Data Management
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 16%
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