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Average Research Coordinator Salary

$48,908
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$1,553
Bonus
$1,965
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The average salary for a Research Coordinator is $48,908.
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$37k
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$65k
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Job Satisfaction for Research Coordinator

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Research Coordinator are from the companies University of Washington (UW), Baylor College Of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Reported salaries are highest at Northwestern University where the average pay is $55,206. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of Washington (UW) and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, earning around $54,316 and $54,051, respectively. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center pays the lowest at around $37,392. Johns Hopkins University and Baylor College Of Medicine also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $37,538 and $40,743, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Research Coordinators?

Skills in Project Coordinating, Clinical Research and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Data Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Research Coordinators?

An entry-level Research Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,845 based on 81 salaries. An early career Research Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,083 based on 634 salaries. A mid-career Research Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,482 based on 218 salaries. An experienced Research Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,165 based on 109 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,279.
Employees with Research Coordinator in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.7% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,074 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
59.0%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
10.1%
Late Career
3.0%