How much does a Senior Clinical Research Associate make?

Updated Jun 17, 2021

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$107,928 /yr
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$83K

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$108K

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$141K

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The national average salary for a Senior Clinical Research Associate is $107,928 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Clinical Research Associate salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 589 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Clinical Research Associate employees.

Seniority Levels

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Senior Clinical Research Associate$107,928 /yr
L4
Lead Clinical Research Associate$98,099 /yr
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PPD
4

PPD

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$102,804

 /yr
Range: $86K - $121K
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$86K

$121K

$86,222 - $120,986 Range

IQVIA
3.9

IQVIA

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$109,964

 /yr
Range: $86K - $133K

$86K

$133K

$86,406 - $133,479 Range

PRA Health Sciences
4

PRA Health Sciences

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$128,219

 /yr
Range: $87K - $149K

$87K

$149K

$86,523 - $148,778 Range

Parexel
3.6

Parexel

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$118,615

 /yr
Range: $106K - $137K

$106K

$137K

$106,435 - $136,919 Range

ICON
3.7

ICON

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$118,175

 /yr
Range: $101K - $138K

$101K

$138K

$100,869 - $138,200 Range

Syneos Health
3.7

Syneos Health

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$117,726

 /yr
Range: $105K - $133K

$105K

$133K

$104,855 - $133,479 Range

Covance
3.9

Covance

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$118,158

 /yr
Range: $105K - $142K

$105K

$142K

$104,974 - $141,932 Range

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$153,382

 /yr
Range: $150K - $169K

$150K

$169K

$150,095 - $168,713 Range

Abbott
3.9

Abbott

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$110,114

 /yr
Range: $98K - $155K

$98K

$155K

$98,302 - $155,000 Range

Kendle

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$102,494

 /yr
Range: $89K - $121K

$89K

$121K

$89,416 - $120,795 Range

Synteract
3.6

Synteract

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$105,125

 /yr
Range: $95K - $113K

$95K

$113K

$95,110 - $113,129 Range

INC Research
3.2

INC Research

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$120,140

 /yr
Range: $118K - $137K

$118K

$137K

$117,896 - $137,492 Range

Medtronic
4.1

Medtronic

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$110,372

 /yr
Range: $104K - $129K

$104K

$129K

$103,801 - $129,064 Range

Novartis
4.2

Novartis

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$116,284

 /yr
Range: $107K - $133K

$107K

$133K

$106,741 - $133,082 Range

Novo Nordisk
4.1

Novo Nordisk

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$127,958

 /yr
Range: $119K - $132K

$119K

$132K

$118,793 - $132,071 Range

AbbVie
4

AbbVie

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$117,880

 /yr
Range: $111K - $128K

$111K

$128K

$110,962 - $127,973 Range

Medpace
3.1

Medpace

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$99,345

 /yr
Range: $49K - $109K

$49K

$109K

$48,882 - $109,089 Range

Premier Research
3.7

Premier Research

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$115,310

 /yr
Range: $97K - $142K

$97K

$142K

$96,707 - $141,808 Range

Memorial Sloan Kettering
4

Memorial Sloan Kettering

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$62,139

 /yr
Range: $56K - $65K

$56K

$65K

$55,562 - $65,018 Range

inVentiv Health
3.4

inVentiv Health

Senior Clinical Research Associate

$125,462

 /yr
Range: $83K - $137K

$83K

$137K

$83,157 - $137,216 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$100,000
per year
A Senior CRA in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$135,000
per year
A Senior CRA III in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$138,000
per year
A Senior CRA in the Trenton, NJ Area area reported making $138,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Trenton, NJ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$103,000
per year
A Senior CRA II in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $103,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,455
per year
A Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $60,455 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$165,000
per year
A Senior Clinical Research Associate in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,456
per year
A Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $50,456 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
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