Average Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salary

$100,543
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$5,200
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for a Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is $100,543.
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$71k
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$101k
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$123k
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$71k - $123k
Bonus
$2k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$72k - $133k

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Job Satisfaction for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

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The top respondents for the job title Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) are from the companies Quintiles, Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc and Quintiles Transnational Corp. Reported salaries are highest at PRA International where the average pay is $116,415. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Covance, Inc and Johnson & Johnson, earning around $115,776 and $111,411, respectively. Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc pays the lowest at around $91,376. Quintiles Transnational Corp and Quintiles, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $97,527 and $101,602, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Skills in Clinical Research, Oncology, Monitoring Visit Report (eMVR) and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

An early career Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,416 based on 170 salaries. A mid-career Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,097 based on 305 salaries. An experienced Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,140 based on 327 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,903.
Employees with Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (6.8% more) and Houston, Texas (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (10.9% less), Los Angeles, California (1.8% less) and New York, New York (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 906 survey responses.
Early Career
18.8%
Mid Career
33.7%
Experienced
36.1%
Late Career
11.5%