The average salary for a Clinical Research Scientist is $98,262.
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Job Description for Clinical Research Scientist
Clinical research scientists work primarily in pharmaceutical companies’ laboratories, college/university research labs, and hospitals, and employers generally require candidates to have a master’s degree in medicine or biological sciences. Clinical research scientists primarily conduct scientific research and clinical investigations of various diseases in order to identify health conditions and assist physicians in determining accurate diagnoses. The work of clinical research scientists enable…Read more
Clinical Research Scientist Tasks
- Support and assist with all clinical studies and research.
- Provide customer and staff support with clear communication of data.
- Spearhead and develop new research endeavors.
- Analyze, test, and report clinical data and results.
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Popular Skills for Clinical Research Scientist
Skills in Clinical Research, Research Analysis, Data Analysis and Presentation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Research Scientist
An entry-level Clinical Research Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,331 based on 10 salaries. An early career Clinical Research Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,339 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Research Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,168 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Clinical Research Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,957 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,247.
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Employees with Clinical Research Scientist in their job title in Summit, New Jersey earn an average of 35.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana (24.6% more) and San Francisco, California (17.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (0.8% less).
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