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The average salary for a Clinical Research Coordinator is $49,002.
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$34k - $63k

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The top respondents for the job title Clinical Research Coordinator are from the companies Massachusetts General Hospital, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center and University of Utah. Reported salaries are highest at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center where the average pay is $58,943. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Emory University and Northwestern University, earning around $53,458 and $52,852, respectively. Massachusetts General Hospital pays the lowest at around $38,474. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Utah also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $44,000 and $48,643, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Research Coordinator

Skills in Clinical Research, Regulatory Compliance and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting and Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Research Coordinator

An entry-level Clinical Research Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,620 based on 200 salaries. An early career Clinical Research Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,962 based on 1,332 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Research Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,083 based on 478 salaries. An experienced Clinical Research Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,777 based on 301 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,725.
Employees with Clinical Research Coordinator in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (15.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.3% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.5% less).

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