Clinical Research Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Clinical Research Director make in the United States? The average Clinical Research Director salary in the United States is $148,604 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $122,229 and $166,840. 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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Clinical Research Director directs and oversees the clinical research function for a healthcare organization. Develops research studies and creates standards and guidelines for clinical research services and programs. Being a Clinical Research Director ensures adherence to standard operating procedures, good clinical practice and FDA regulations. Requires an advanced degree. Additionally, Clinical Research Director typically reports to top management. The Clinical Research Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Clinical Research Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%