How much does a Study Director make?

Updated Jul 23, 2021

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$68,244 /yr
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146 salaries

$46K

Low

$68K

Average

$102K

High

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The national average salary for Study Director is $68,244 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Study Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 146 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Study Director employees.

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Nelson Labs
3

Nelson Labs

Study Director

$46,207

 /yr
Range: $42K - $74K
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$42K

$74K

$41,942 - $73,963 Range

Toxikon
2.8

Toxikon

Study Director

$66,242

 /yr
Range: $51K - $82K

$51K

$82K

$50,835 - $82,438 Range

WuXi AppTec
3.1

WuXi AppTec

Study Director

$59,135

 /yr
Range: $51K - $74K

$51K

$74K

$50,841 - $74,205 Range

Synovate
3.3

Synovate

Study Director

$68,770

 /yr
Range: $61K - $81K

$61K

$81K

$60,529 - $80,767 Range

Covance
3.9

Covance

Study Director

$112,208

 /yr
Range: $65K - $176K

$65K

$176K

$64,735 - $176,284 Range

MPI Research
4.5

MPI Research

Study Director

$107,774

 /yr
Range: $60K - $137K

$60K

$137K

$60,325 - $136,602 Range

Labcorp
3.3

Labcorp

Study Director

$97,511

 /yr
Range: $57K - $124K

$57K

$124K

$57,316 - $123,986 Range

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Crown Bioscience
2.7

Crown Bioscience

Study Director

$89,731

 /yr
Range: $63K - $94K

$63K

$94K

$63,470 - $93,554 Range

NAMSA
3.2

NAMSA

Study Director

$61,621

 /yr
Range: $61K - $66K

$61K

$66K

$60,990 - $65,534 Range

Charles River Laboratories
3.5

Charles River Laboratories

Study Director

$76,238

 /yr
Range: $66K - $99K

$66K

$99K

$65,951 - $99,394 Range

Seventh Wave Laboratories
4.6

Seventh Wave Laboratories

Study Director

$87,393

 /yr
Range: $64K - $87K

$64K

$87K

$64,110 - $87,480 Range

Metabolon
3.3

Metabolon

Study Director

$90,816

 /yr
Range: $91K - $102K

$91K

$102K

$90,740 - $101,651 Range

WuXi Advanced Therapies

Study Director
About 

$65K -$76K

$65K

$76K

$65,348 - $75,974 Range

Market Strategies International
3.2

$94K

$118K

$93,818 - $117,701 Range

Accuratus Lab Services
3.2

Accuratus Lab Services

Study Director
About 

$41K -$76K

$41K

$76K

$41,364 - $76,114 Range

Microchem Laboratory(US)
2.7

Microchem Laboratory(US)

Study Director
About 

$35K -$52K

$35K

$52K

$35,375 - $51,848 Range

Institute-WomenS Policy Rsch
4.2

Institute-WomenS Policy Rsch

Study Director
About 

$96K -$122K

$96K

$122K

$96,252 - $121,644 Range

3.2

CARE Research

Study Director
About 

$89K -$98K

$89K

$98K

$89,242 - $97,597 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Study Director
About 

$67K -$93K

$67K

$93K

$67,337 - $92,542 Range

4.1

$51K

$57K

$50,692 - $56,786 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Study Director salaries

The national average salary for a Study Director is $68,244 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Study Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 146 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Study Director employees.

The highest salary for a Study Director in United States is $102,137 per year.

The lowest salary for a Study Director in United States is $45,597 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$60,000
per year
A Study Director in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$100,000
per year
A Director of Clinical Research in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Study Director in the Easton, MD Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Easton, MD Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Clinical Project Management Director in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$22
hourly
A Study Director in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Regional Clinical Director in the Reno, NV Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Reno, NV Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$81,560
per year
A Clinical Research Operations Director in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $81,560 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$255,000
per year
A Director of Clinical Research in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $255,000 per year
Additional Pay
$63k cash bonus
Job Highlights
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Study Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$78,332
per year
A Clinical Research Director in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $78,332 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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