Clinical Research Lead Scientist Salary in the United States

How much does a Clinical Research Lead Scientist make in the United States? The average Clinical Research Lead Scientist salary in the United States is $94,200 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $81,700 and $112,200. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Clinical Research Lead Scientist proposes, plans, organizes and executes experiments and research. Assumes lead role in various clinical research projects. Being a Clinical Research Lead Scientist summarizes findings in reports and communicates results. Secures grants and funding for research and is responsible for controlling budgets. In addition, Clinical Research Lead Scientist interacts with other scientists within and outside of the organization. Provides recommendations that influence extensive clinical research activities. Requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to head of a unit/department. Being a Clinical Research Lead Scientist work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Working as a Clinical Research Lead Scientist typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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