How much does a Clinical Research Associate make?

Updated Oct. 19, 2021
US$86K /yr
Average Base Pay

3,661 salaries

US$56K

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US$86K

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US$132K

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

Seniority Levels

L2
Clinical Research AssociateUS$86K /yr
L3
Senior Clinical Research AssociateUS$110K /yr
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US$60,087

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US$67,407

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US$96,502

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US$72,052

per year

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Parexel
3.6

Parexel

Clinical Research Associate

US$106,646

 /yr
Range: US$73K - US$138K
1,672 salaries
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US$73K

US$138K

US$72,641 - US$137,656 Range

Medpace
3.1

Medpace

Clinical Research Associate

US$64,214

 /yr
Range: US$41K - US$103K

US$41K

US$103K

US$41,059 - US$102,722 Range

Labcorp
3.7

Labcorp

Clinical Research Associate

US$104,227

 /yr
Range: US$62K - US$186K

US$62K

US$186K

US$62,237 - US$186,089 Range

IQVIA
3.9

IQVIA

Clinical Research Associate

US$79,151

 /yr
Range: US$32K - US$122K

US$32K

US$122K

US$31,879 - US$122,287 Range

PRA Health Sciences
4.1

PRA Health Sciences

Clinical Research Associate

US$96,814

 /yr
Range: US$61K - US$140K

US$61K

US$140K

US$61,096 - US$140,289 Range

Care Worldwide

Clinical Research Associate - Hourly

US$30

 /hr
Range: US$30 - US$31

US$30

US$31

US$30 - US$31 Range

ICON
3.8

ICON

Clinical Research Associate

US$88,000

 /yr
Range: US$59K - US$128K

US$59K

US$128K

US$59,256 - US$128,428 Range

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Clinical Research Associate

US$94,639

 /yr
Range: US$58K - US$190K

US$58K

US$190K

US$57,953 - US$190,342 Range

Northwestern University
4.2

Northwestern University

Clinical Research Associate

US$61,980

 /yr
Range: US$46K - US$101K

US$46K

US$101K

US$46,011 - US$100,811 Range

PPD
4

PPD

Clinical Research Associate

US$87,585

 /yr
Range: US$52K - US$116K

US$52K

US$116K

US$52,218 - US$115,585 Range

Syneos Health
3.8

Syneos Health

Clinical Research Associate

US$86,771

 /yr
Range: US$64K - US$128K

US$64K

US$128K

US$64,199 - US$128,144 Range

Covance

Covance

Clinical Research Associate

US$76,916

 /yr
Range: US$73K - US$84K

US$73K

US$84K

US$72,883 - US$84,158 Range

Memorial Sloan Kettering
4

Memorial Sloan Kettering

Clinical Research Associate

US$63,802

 /yr
Range: US$60K - US$72K

US$60K

US$72K

US$60,000 - US$72,446 Range

The Veritas Healthcare Solutions
3.5

The Veritas Healthcare Solutions

Clinical Research Associate

US$146,148

 /yr
Range: US$60K - US$152K

US$60K

US$152K

US$60,324 - US$152,217 Range

Abbott
3.8

Abbott

Clinical Research Associate

US$86,499

 /yr
Range: US$62K - US$116K

US$62K

US$116K

US$61,547 - US$116,163 Range

Integrated Resources
3.3

Integrated Resources

Clinical Research Associate - Hourly

US$36

 /hr
Range: US$31 - US$52

US$31

US$52

US$31 - US$52 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.5

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Clinical Research Associate

US$73,667

 /yr
Range: US$58K - US$92K

US$58K

US$92K

US$57,536 - US$91,627 Range

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
4.1

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Clinical Research Associate

US$44,950

 /yr
Range: US$37K - US$73K

US$37K

US$73K

US$36,943 - US$73,372 Range

Massachusetts General Hospital
4

Massachusetts General Hospital

Clinical Research Associate

US$44,297

 /yr
Range: US$41K - US$52K

US$41K

US$52K

US$41,294 - US$52,466 Range

University of South Florida
4.2

University of South Florida

Clinical Research Associate

US$58,764

 /yr
Range: US$36K - US$87K

US$36K

US$87K

US$36,147 - US$87,434 Range

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The national average salary for a Clinical Research Associate is US$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 US$131,582 per year.

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