Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Clinical Research Associate I make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$97,564 / yrTotal Pay
$65,866 / yrBase Pay
$31,698 / yrAdditional Pay

$97,564

 / yr
$48K$327K
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The estimated total pay for a Clinical Research Associate I is $97,564 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $65,866 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $31,698 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Clinical Research Associate I?

Some related job titles are CRA Salaries with median pay of $106,179, In-House Clinical Research Associate Salaries with median pay of $99,178, Regional Clinical Research Associate Salaries with median pay of $99,339, Regulatory Affairs Associate Salaries with median pay of $109,711.

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IQVIA
3.9

IQVIA

Clinical Research Associate I

$79,962

 /yr
Range: $64K - $91K

$64K

$91K

$63,609 - $91,052 Range

Medpace
3.3

Medpace

Clinical Research Associate I

$62,520

 /yr
Range: $47K - $97K

$47K

$97K

$47,436 - $96,650 Range

PRA Health Sciences
4.0

PRA Health Sciences

Clinical Research Associate I

$95,623

 /yr
Range: $73K - $101K

$73K

$101K

$72,509 - $101,304 Range

PPD
4.0

PPD

Clinical Research Associate I

$76,395

 /yr
Range: $71K - $88K

$71K

$88K

$71,390 - $87,562 Range

Parexel
3.8

Parexel

Clinical Research Associate I

$79,815

 /yr
Range: $66K - $100K

$66K

$100K

$66,209 - $99,901 Range

ICON
3.8

ICON

Clinical Research Associate I

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $70K - $90K

$70K

$90K

$70,000 - $89,571 Range

Seattle Children's
3.9

Seattle Children's

Clinical Research Associate I - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $23 - $28

$23

$28

$23 - $28 Range

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
4.1

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Clinical Research Associate I - Hourly

$16

$30

$16 - $30 Range

Labcorp
3.8

Labcorp

Clinical Research Associate I

$81,073

 /yr
Range: $64K - $95K

$64K

$95K

$63,539 - $95,233 Range

Syneos Health
3.8

Syneos Health

Clinical Research Associate I

$79,900

 /yr
Range: $73K - $85K

$73K

$85K

$72,537 - $85,000 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.6

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Clinical Research Associate I

$71,241

 /yr
Range: $57K - $82K

$57K

$82K

$57,047 - $81,777 Range

BioMarin Pharmaceutical
4.1

BioMarin Pharmaceutical

Clinical Research Associate I

$99,491

 /yr
Range: $72K - $104K

$72K

$104K

$72,364 - $103,764 Range

Duke Clinical Research Institute
2.9

Duke Clinical Research Institute

Clinical Research Associate I

$68,141

 /yr
Range: $66K - $72K

$66K

$72K

$66,068 - $72,380 Range

Premier Research
3.6

Premier Research

Clinical Research Associate I

$75,000

 /yr
Range: $65K - $102K

$65K

$102K

$65,395 - $101,974 Range

Kendle

Clinical Research Associate I

$70,035

 /yr
Range: $59K - $72K

$59K

$72K

$58,889 - $71,975 Range

Research Foundation of State University New York
4.1

$57K

$63K

$56,679 - $62,983 Range

Covance

Covance

Clinical Research Associate I
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$82K -$94K

$82K

$94K

$81,912 - $94,258 Range

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services
4.4

$67K

$85K

$67,439 - $85,456 Range

University of Kentucky
4.1

University of Kentucky

Clinical Research Associate I - Hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Ora
3.1

Ora

Clinical Research Associate I

$54K

$59K

$53,770 - $58,734 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Clinical Research Coordinator I in United States of America

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$28

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Clinical Research Coordinator I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Clinical Research Associate I with less than one year of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Clinical Research Coordinator I with less than one year of experience

$41,200

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Clinical Research Coordinator I with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Clinical Research Coordinator I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$76,350

/yrAvg Base Salary

16 days ago by a Clinical Research Associate I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

17 days ago by a Clinical Research Coordinator I with less than one year of experience

$87,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

19 days ago by a Clinical Research Associate I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

19 days ago by a Clinical Research Associate I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$54,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

24 days ago by a Clinical Research Coordinator I with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Clinical Research Associate I salaries

The national average salary for a Clinical Research Associate I is $67,407 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Clinical Research Associate I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 203 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Clinical Research Associate I employees.

The highest salary for a Clinical Research Associate I in United States is $90,611 per year.

The lowest salary for a Clinical Research Associate I in United States is $50,144 per year.

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