CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$67,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$67,000
Median 50%
$107,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cepheid
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a clinical research associate make?
Clinical Research Associates in America make, on average, $67,199 a year or $32.31 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $108,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $41,000 per year. Technology companies and Pharmaceutical companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Clinical Research Associate salaries include Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, Alaska, and Massachusetts. The typical employment for a Clinical Research Associate is 2.7 years.

Average Clinical Research Associate Salary By Company

Clinical Research Associates can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Technology companies and Pharmaceutical companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Cepheid and XBiotech are the best paying companies for Clinical Research Associates. Companies like Covance and Iovance Biotherapeutics also report very competitive wages for Clinical Research Associates.

Average Clinical Research Associate Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Clinical Research Associate in the United States is $67,199 per year or $32.31 per hour. The top city when it comes to Clinical Research Associate salaries is San Francisco, CA at $91,965 per year. Even as an entry-level Clinical Research Associate, you will make $54,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, Alaska, and Massachusetts are the highest paying states. Kentucky, Georgia, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wyoming have the lowest reported salaries for Clinical Research Associates.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$91,965
2
Andover, MA
$80,722
3
Hartford, CT
$78,174
4
Newark, NJ
$75,313
5
New York, NY
$75,009

Average Clinical Research Associate Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Clinical Research Associate works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Professional companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Clinical Research Associates. Salaries for Clinical Research Associates in Professional companies average $76,312 annually, while Pharmaceutical companies and Technology companies pay $68,011 and $64,937, respectively. The types of companies that pay Clinical Research Associates the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $55,120.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$76,312
2
Pharmaceutical
$68,011
3
Technology
$64,937
4
Health Care
$60,664
5
Finance
$55,120

RECENTLY ADDED Clinical Research Associate SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Mayo Clinic
Clinical Research Associate
10/23/2019
$41,490
Intermountain Healthcare
Clinical Research Associate
09/30/2019
$38,380
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Clinical Research Associate
09/28/2019
$31,702
Randstad
Clinical Research Associate
09/26/2019
$62,610
University of South Florida
Clinical Research Associate
09/26/2019
$45,000
George Washington University
Clinical Research Associate
09/25/2019
$47,500
University of South Florida
Clinical Research Associate
08/29/2019
$50,000
Randstad
Clinical Research Associate
08/20/2019
$85,000
Cybercoders
Clinical Research Associate
08/08/2019
$100,000
Healthcare Support
Clinical Research Associate
08/04/2019
$54,262
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