Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salary

The average salary for a Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is $98,978 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$71,956 - $121,540
$72K
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MEDIAN: $100,898
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$27.59 - $88.00
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$0$136K
Salary $71,956 - $121,540
Bonus $1,965 - $12,101
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$73,123 - $136,540
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 490
Hourly Data $0$87
Hourly Rate $27.59 - $88.00
Overtime $27.51
Annual Data $0$136K
Bonus $1,965 - $12,101
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$73,123 - $136,540
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

Job Description for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Senior clinical research associates (CRAs) handle the day-to-day operations of the clinical investigative phase of drug development. They are in charge of laboratory and research duties to reach all the organizational objectives. They need to have strong analytical aptitudes and pay strict attention to detail during all clinical research. They also handle experiment inquiries and take assessment notes on a frequent basis. Most senior clinical research associates are in charge of keeping investigative reports and providing project communications.

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Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Tasks

  • Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings.
  • Prepare and analyze organ, tissue and cell samples to identify toxicity, bacteria, or microorganisms, or to study cell structure.
  • Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
  • Investigate cause, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission of diseases or parasites.
  • Evaluate effects of drugs, gases, pesticides, parasites, and microorganisms at various levels.

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

Pay by Experience for a Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 263 salaries. An experienced Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 262 salaries. A Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 66 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $104,145

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Key Stats for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salaries

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
$104,000

▼4%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲5%

▲2%

▲2%


National Average
$104,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 10%