Average Clinical Trial Manager Salary

$99,091
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,043
Bonus
$5,386
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The average salary for a Clinical Trial Manager is $99,091.
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$65k
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$99k
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$134k
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What Do Clinical Trial Managers Do?

Clinical Trial Manager Tasks
  • Design, develop, and execute protocols for clinical trials that fit with existing regulations and standards.
  • Manage budget and schedule during clinical trials.
  • Write study documents, reports, and summaries of adverse events, progress, and employees.
  • Develop and implement enrollment strategies, monitoring to adjust for dropouts.
  • Monitor and track progress and obstacles during clinical trial, responding to day-to-day problems.

Job Satisfaction for Clinical Trial Manager

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The top respondents for the job title Clinical Trial Manager are from the companies Medpace, Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc and Gilead Sciences, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Gilead Sciences, Inc. where the average pay is $129,966. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc and PRA International, earning around $115,029 and $114,783, respectively. McKesson Corp. pays the lowest at around $69,000. Medpace, Inc. and Icon Clinical Research Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $90,000 and $107,442, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Clinical Trial Managers?

Skills in Project Management, Oncology and Team Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management and Clinical Research.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Trial Managers?

An entry-level Clinical Trial Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,508 based on 31 salaries. An early career Clinical Trial Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,246 based on 116 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Trial Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,758 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Clinical Trial Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,971 based on 164 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,479.
Employees with Clinical Trial Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts (11.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (28.3% less), Boston, Massachusetts (8.4% less) and New York, New York (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 481 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.4%
Early Career
24.1%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
34.1%
Late Career
8.3%