Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Clinical Research Associate make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$117,623 / yrTotal Pay
$99,089 / yrBase Pay
$18,534 / yrAdditional Pay

$117,623

 / yr
$65K$282K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Clinical Research Associate is $117,623 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $99,089 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 $18,534 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 Senior Clinical Research Associate?

Some related job titles are Clinical Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $108,433, Contract CRA Salaries with median pay of $93,553, CRA Salaries with median pay of $106,982, In-House Clinical Research Associate Salaries with median pay of $102,852.

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IQVIA
4.0

IQVIA

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$118,022

 /yr
Range: $93K - $144K

$93K

$144K

$93,297 - $144,124 Range

PPD
4.0

PPD

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$112,103

 /yr
Range: $93K - $150K

$93K

$150K

$93,099 - $149,715 Range

ICON
3.8

ICON

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$127,712

 /yr
Range: $104K - $151K

$104K

$151K

$103,575 - $150,779 Range

PRA Health Sciences
4.0

PRA Health Sciences

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$138,446

 /yr
Range: $106K - $161K

$106K

$161K

$106,491 - $160,643 Range

Syneos Health
3.8

Syneos Health

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$127,120

 /yr
Range: $110K - $145K

$110K

$145K

$110,140 - $144,932 Range

Parexel
3.7

Parexel

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$129,842

 /yr
Range: $115K - $148K

$115K

$148K

$114,924 - $147,839 Range

Labcorp
3.7

Labcorp

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$124,993

 /yr
Range: $117K - $153K

$117K

$153K

$116,582 - $153,252 Range

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$165,616

 /yr
Range: $162K - $182K

$162K

$182K

$162,066 - $182,169 Range

Abbott
3.8

Abbott

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$118,896

 /yr
Range: $105K - $171K

$105K

$171K

$104,924 - $170,510 Range

Kendle

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$110,668

 /yr
Range: $97K - $130K

$97K

$130K

$96,547 - $130,429 Range

Synteract
3.8

Synteract

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$113,397

 /yr
Range: $103K - $122K

$103K

$122K

$102,696 - $122,152 Range

Novartis
4.1

Novartis

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$124,302

 /yr
Range: $115K - $146K

$115K

$146K

$115,254 - $145,986 Range

AbbVie
3.9

AbbVie

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$127,705

 /yr
Range: $115K - $158K

$115K

$158K

$115,000 - $157,881 Range

Premier Research
3.6

Premier Research

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$118,510

 /yr
Range: $92K - $153K

$92K

$153K

$92,297 - $153,118 Range

Medtronic
4.1

Medtronic

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$117,581

 /yr
Range: $112K - $130K

$112K

$130K

$112,080 - $129,890 Range

INC Research
3.2

INC Research

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$129,722

 /yr
Range: $127K - $148K

$127K

$148K

$127,299 - $148,458 Range

Novo Nordisk
4.2

Novo Nordisk

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$138,163

 /yr
Range: $128K - $143K

$128K

$143K

$128,268 - $142,604 Range

Medpace
3.3

Medpace

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$106,893

 /yr
Range: $53K - $118K

$53K

$118K

$52,781 - $117,790 Range

Merck
4.1

Merck

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$133,162

 /yr
Range: $112K - $142K

$112K

$142K

$112,211 - $141,875 Range

Worldwide Clinical Trials
3.9

Worldwide Clinical Trials

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$132,926

 /yr
Range: $106K - $145K

$106K

$145K

$106,176 - $144,601 Range

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$75,250

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8 days ago by a Senior Clinical Research Nurse with 7 to 9 years of experience

$128,000

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$60,000

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10 days ago by a Senior CRA with 1 to 3 years of experience

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10 days ago by a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Clinical Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Clinical Research Associate is $110,086 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Clinical Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 620 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Clinical Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Clinical Research Associate in United States is $143,724 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Clinical Research Associate in United States is $84,321 per year.

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