$77,476
Avg. Salary
$33.17
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,046

Bonus

$1,542

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Clinical Research Manager is $33.17 per hour.

The average pay for a Clinical Research Manager is $77,476 per year.

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$0$125K
Salary $54,825 - $121,737
Bonus $397 - $19,300
Profit Sharing $304 - $14,795
Total Pay (?
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$54,241 - $125,047
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 539
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $22.12 - $55.75
Overtime $39.05
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $397 - $19,300
Profit Sharing $304 - $14,795
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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$54,241 - $125,047
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

Job Description for Clinical Research Manager

The clinical research manager is responsible for managing the clinical research department and overseeing clinical research studies. Individuals in this position provide direction to clinical research associates on the development, management, and completion of clinical research studies. The clinical research manager is also responsible for quality assurance, compliance with regulations, proper documentation, and budgeting for the department. Training and recruitment of employees for this department may be performed by the clinical research manager as well.

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Clinical Research Manager Tasks
  • Analyze and develop study protocols to establish best clinical practice.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure efficiency within the clinical trial.
  • Supervise, train and develop study team.
  • Review, approve and oversee study budgets, contracts, regulatory and administrative documents.
  • Develop timelines and negotiate deliverables to ensure a timely, on-budget study.

Clinical Research Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Clinical Research Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Research Manager

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Research Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Research Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Research Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Clinical Research Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 159 salaries. A Clinical Research Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

13%

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-17%

National Average: $78,677

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

Clinical Research Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Research Manager?

Clinical Research Manager in Chicago:
"Challenging."
Pros: Seeing the patients do well on our clinical trials and overcome their illness. The relationship I have with our PI and clinical team.
Cons: The relationship I have with my direct manager and others in the clinical trial office.

Clinical Research Manager in Indianapolis:
"Yes we do research."
Pros: Culture
Cons: Too many tasks

Clinical Research Manager in Lawrenceville:
"Great option for folks transitioning into pharma."
Pros: The work is different everyday. There’s so many opportunities to push yourself and try out different study designs with a variety of clients.
Cons: It’s strange being a contractor when you’re placed at a client’s site full-time.

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Key Stats for Clinical Research Manager

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Clinical Research Manager Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

National Average
$79,000

▼9%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Clinical Research Manager Salaries

Data Analysis
▲50%



National Average
$79,000



Data Management
▼11%

Budget Management
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%