Clinical Research Assistant Salary

A Clinical Research Assistant earns an average wage of $16.02 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Management, Research Analysis, and Project Coordinating.
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$30,044 - $51,255
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$51K
MEDIAN: $37,937
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$0$51K
Salary $30,044 - $51,255
Bonus $0.00 - $2,975
Profit Sharing $3,950
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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$27,568 - $49,979
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 292
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.66 - $21.35
Overtime $15.32 - $36.59
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,975
Profit Sharing $3,950
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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$27,568 - $49,979
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 339

Job Description for Clinical Research Assistant

Clinical research assistants support research - generally involving human subjects - in clinical settings. They may use a wide variety of laboratory and medical equipment depending on the nature of the studies on which they work. These assistants may be involved in administering treatments during a study, conducting interviews or follow-up surveys with participants, or analyzing results and data. Some clinical research assistants may deal primarily with administrative duties such as administering and tabulating the results of surveys, while others may perform laboratory tests on samples and specimens.

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Clinical Research Assistant Tasks

  • Support clinical research, including recruitment, scheduling, patient care, and transportation.
  • Set up and maintain experimental or clinical equipment.
  • Process, document, and analyze results of laboratory tests or experiments.
  • Write, update, and maintain study documentation and reports.
  • Enter and verify data, including adverse events and patient compliance, to create reports.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Research Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Research Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Research Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Research Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 539 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Research Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Clinical Research Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 33 salaries. A Clinical Research Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,856

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Key Stats for Clinical Research Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Clinical Research Assistant Salaries

▲19%

Late-Career
▲17%

▲13%

National Average
$36,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Clinical Research Assistant Salaries

Data Management
▲21%

Research Analysis
▲15%

Project Coordinating
▲15%


Recruiting
▲3%

Clinical Research
▼0%

National Average
$36,000


▼1%

▼3%

Regulatory Compliance
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%