Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salary

Average Institutional Review Board Coordinators in the United States make around $53K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Institutional Review Board Coordinators. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Female Institutional Review Board Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,358 - $80,641
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MEDIAN: $51,852
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$15.30 - $29.22
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Salary $39,358 - $80,641
Bonus $610
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$38,484 - $67,707
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $15.30 - $29.22
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $610
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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$38,484 - $67,707
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

Institutional review board (IRB) coordinators work primarily in university settings in departments which review proposed research projects, and also monitor current projects as they are conducted. There are often pre-established requirements that a research project must meet to gain authorization, and applications and consent forms must be completed in order to process these projects. IRB coordinators also guide researchers to compile the correct and complete documents to be submitted to the IRB panel.

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Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Tasks

  • Provide oversight for the daily activities of the Office for the Protection of Research Subject (OPRS)/Institutional Review Board (IRB).
  • Ensure that all operational priorities are aligned with mission and direction of OPRS/IRB.
  • Organize and implement the IRB program to researchers, external researchers, and sponsors.
  • Provide advice and assistance to investigators regarding the procedural requirements of less complex IRB applications.
  • Oversee the confidential institutional review and approval process of all research activities involving human subjects to protect their safety, rights, and welfare.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

Pay by Experience for an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 10 salaries. An Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 5 salaries.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator?

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator in Charlotte:
"Watch your back."
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Key Stats for Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Regulatory Compliance
▼6%

Research Analysis
▼16%

Clinical Research
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 5%