How much does a Research Nurse make?

Updated Jun 16, 2021

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$73,423 /yr
Average Base Pay

136 salaries

$51K

Low

$73K

Average

$105K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Research Nurse is $73,423 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Nurse salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 136 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Nurse employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Clinical Research Associate$85,295 /yr
L3
Senior Clinical Research Associate$107,914 /yr
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Covance
3.9

Covance

Research Nurse

$79,322

 /yr
Range: $55K - $86K
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$55K

$86K

$55,109 - $86,165 Range

Columbia University
4.2

Columbia University

Research Nurse

$106,019

 /yr
Range: $86K - $164K

$86K

$164K

$85,737 - $164,496 Range

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
4.1

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Research Nurse

$73,865

 /yr
Range: $63K - $85K

$63K

$85K

$62,972 - $85,204 Range

Northwell Health
4.1

Northwell Health

Research Nurse

$67,261

 /yr
Range: $65K - $70K

$65K

$70K

$64,754 - $69,767 Range

UTHealth
4.2

UTHealth

Research Nurse

$78,019

 /yr
Range: $67K - $82K

$67K

$82K

$66,564 - $81,896 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Research Nurse

$84,598

 /yr
Range: $71K - $113K

$71K

$113K

$70,575 - $112,798 Range

The University of Texas Medical Branch
3.7

The University of Texas Medical Branch

Research Nurse

$87,209

 /yr
Range: $72K - $87K

$72K

$87K

$72,025 - $87,209 Range

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UCLA Health
4.2

UCLA Health

Research Nurse

$85,240

 /yr
Range: $59K - $144K

$59K

$144K

$59,271 - $144,103 Range

BayCare Health System
3.9

BayCare Health System

Research Nurse

$71,021

 /yr
Range: $69K - $96K

$69K

$96K

$68,932 - $95,653 Range

HonorHealth
3.9

HonorHealth

Research Nurse

$62,665

 /yr
Range: $63K - $63K

$63K

$63K

$62,665 - $62,665 Range

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
4.1

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Research Nurse

$55,932

 /yr
Range: $56K - $67K

$56K

$67K

$55,932 - $67,253 Range

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
3.5

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Research Nurse

$88,776

 /yr
Range: $89K - $101K

$89K

$101K

$88,776 - $100,912 Range

New York Blood Center
2.9

New York Blood Center

Research Nurse

$78,332

 /yr
Range: $78K - $80K

$78K

$80K

$78,332 - $80,000 Range

Wayne State
4.1

Wayne State

Research Nurse
About 

$69K -$92K

$69K

$92K

$69,257 - $91,722 Range

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
3.8

$63K

$67K

$62,891 - $67,351 Range

Cook Children's Health Care System
4.2

$61K

$66K

$60,659 - $66,262 Range

Astrix Technology Group
4

Astrix Technology Group

Research Nurse - Hourly
About 

$35 -$46

 hourly

$35

$46

$35 - $46 Range

Cynet Systems
4.6

Cynet Systems

Research Nurse - Hourly Contractor
About 

$47 -$59

 hourly

$47

$59

$47 - $59 Range

NYU (New York University)
4.3

NYU (New York University)

Research Nurse
About 

$83K -$90K

$83K

$90K

$83,272 - $90,395 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$112K

$121K

$112,466 - $121,112 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research nurse salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$48,000
per year
A Clinical Research Coordinator in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
An In House CRA in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Clinical Research Associate in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
A Clinical Research Coordinator in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$55,000
per year
A Clinical Research Associate in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$54,550
per year
A Clinical Trial Associate in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $54,550 per year
Job Highlights
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Clinical Research Associate in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$18
hourly
A Clinical Research Technician in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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