Salary for Clinical Research Coordinators

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Also known as: Agricultural Research Director, Geochemical Manager, Geophysical Manager, Ocean Program Administrator
Clinical research coordinators play a key role in the testing of medicines and medical devices. They supervise the studies, record side effects and negative incidents related to the products use, ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations, and evaluate the suitability of research subjects. In many cases, the clinical research coordinator is also responsible for making sure that informed consent has been appropriately obtained and documented, and that the studies and facilities can withstand external scrutiny by government bodies and specially designated review groups. Clinical research coordinators are well-compensated professionals.

A Clinical Research Coordinator usually gets an average compensation ranging from 112000 - 168000 based on seniority. Clinical Research Coordinators can receive an average wage of One Hundred Forty Three Thousand Four Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Clinical Research Coordinators are compensated most highly in Pennsylvania, which has average compensation of close to about $178420. People who work inside these careers can make the highest salaries in Finance and Insurance, where they can receive salary pay of $167060.

The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Clinical Research Coordinator, please select your state.

ANNUAL SALARY

HOURLY RATE

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 49.61 percent nationwide in that time.
Clinical Research Coordinators tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$167,060
Finance and Insurance
$165,140
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$159,180
Manufacturing
$147,050
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$145,840
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$145,270
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$89,090
Health Care and Social Assistance
$93,860
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$95,500
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$100,610
Public Administration
$102,140
Information
$113,270

SALARY COMPARISON BY STATE

HIGHEST PAYING

Clinical Research Coordinators have the highest average income in the following states
Pennsylvania
$178,420
New Jersey
$170,000
Delaware
$153,190
California
$142,080
Virginia
$135,990
North Carolina
$135,190
Massachusetts
$131,610

LOWEST PAYING

The following states have the lowest average wages for this career
Indiana
$66,230
Puerto Rico
$82,010
Wyoming
$82,050
Nebraska
$84,910
Kentucky
$84,990
Montana
$86,360
North Dakota
$87,130

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