Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Clinical Research Associate make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$84,588 / yrTotal Pay
$64,124 / yrBase Pay
$20,464 / yrAdditional Pay

$84,588

 / yr
$8K$1M
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The estimated total pay for a Clinical Research Associate is $84,588 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $64,124 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 $20,464 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?

Some related job titles are Clinical/Medical Research Associate Salaries with median pay of $79,649, Clinical Research Associate I Salaries with median pay of $86,308, Clinical Research Associate/Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $84,447, CRA Salaries with median pay of $92,352.

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Parexel
3.8

Parexel

Clinical Research Associate

$110,134

 /yr
Range: $68K - $148K

$68K

$148K

$68,288 - $147,687 Range

Medpace
3.3

Medpace

Clinical Research Associate

$66,955

 /yr
Range: $40K - $110K

$40K

$110K

$40,010 - $110,074 Range

IQVIA
3.9

IQVIA

Clinical Research Associate

$83,615

 /yr
Range: $33K - $136K

$33K

$136K

$33,295 - $136,054 Range

Labcorp
3.8

Labcorp

Clinical Research Associate

$108,838

 /yr
Range: $60K - $194K

$60K

$194K

$59,988 - $194,354 Range

ICON
3.8

ICON

Clinical Research Associate

$91,652

 /yr
Range: $62K - $138K

$62K

$138K

$62,173 - $138,251 Range

PRA Health Sciences
4.0

PRA Health Sciences

Clinical Research Associate

$100,403

 /yr
Range: $64K - $147K

$64K

$147K

$63,810 - $146,520 Range

PPD
4.0

PPD

Clinical Research Associate

$86,473

 /yr
Range: $53K - $123K

$53K

$123K

$52,689 - $122,954 Range

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Care Worldwide

Clinical Research Associate - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $32 - $32

$32

$32

$32 - $32 Range

Syneos Health
3.8

Syneos Health

Clinical Research Associate

$85,000

 /yr
Range: $67K - $134K

$67K

$134K

$66,750 - $133,836 Range

Northwestern University
4.2

Northwestern University

Clinical Research Associate

$67,917

 /yr
Range: $48K - $105K

$48K

$105K

$48,055 - $105,289 Range

Aerotek
3.6

Aerotek

Clinical Research Associate

$98,843

 /yr
Range: $61K - $199K

$61K

$199K

$60,527 - $198,796 Range

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
4.0

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Clinical Research Associate

$67,128

 /yr
Range: $63K - $76K

$63K

$76K

$62,624 - $75,664 Range

Covance

Covance

Clinical Research Associate

$80,333

 /yr
Range: $76K - $88K

$76K

$88K

$76,120 - $87,896 Range

The Veritas Healthcare Solutions
3.6

The Veritas Healthcare Solutions

Clinical Research Associate

$152,639

 /yr
Range: $63K - $159K

$63K

$159K

$63,003 - $158,978 Range

Abbott
3.9

Abbott

Clinical Research Associate

$90,237

 /yr
Range: $72K - $121K

$72K

$121K

$71,514 - $121,322 Range

Massachusetts General Hospital
4.0

Massachusetts General Hospital

Clinical Research Associate

$46,808

 /yr
Range: $43K - $55K

$43K

$55K

$43,128 - $55,000 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.6

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Clinical Research Associate

$71,982

 /yr
Range: $55K - $96K

$55K

$96K

$54,682 - $95,696 Range

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
4.1

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Clinical Research Associate

$46,392

 /yr
Range: $40K - $77K

$40K

$77K

$40,362 - $76,631 Range

University of South Florida
4.1

University of South Florida

Clinical Research Associate

$61,354

 /yr
Range: $42K - $83K

$42K

$83K

$41,785 - $83,294 Range

Integrated Resources
3.3

Integrated Resources

Clinical Research Associate - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $32 - $54

$32

$54

$32 - $54 Range

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$40,000

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

$22

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

$45,000

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

$85,000

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8 days ago by a Research Administrator with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$54,880

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Research Administrator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$93,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$24

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8 days ago by a Utilization Review Coordinator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$23

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

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Frequently asked questions about a Clinical Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Clinical Research Associate is $86,125 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Clinical Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3661 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Clinical Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Clinical Research Associate in United States is $131,582 per year.

The lowest salary for a Clinical Research Associate in United States is $56,372 per year.

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