How much does a Clinical Investigator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Clinical Investigator in the United States is $31 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $28 and $34. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Clinical Investigator?

A Clinical Investigator involved in a clinical trial is responsible for ensuring that an investigation is conducted according to the signed investigator statement, the investigational plan, and applicable regulations; for protecting the rights, safety, and welfare of subjects under the investigator's care; and for the control of drugs under investigation. The Clinical Investigator must also meet requirements set forth by the FDA, EMA or other regulatory body. The qualifications must be outlined in a current resume and readily available for auditors....

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Kelly Services - Ashburn , VA
Maintains frequent contact with and work effectively with investigators and coordinators. * Provides guidance, clinical trial management expertise, and direction to contract CRAs in the field and in ...
Kelly Services - 10 days ago
Blue Ridge Cancer Care - Roanoke , VA
Disburses investigational drug and provide patient teaching regarding administration and other ... Develops SOPs in collaboration with research and clinical teams. Due to expertise in subject matter ...
Monster - 46 days ago
RE:Cognition Health, Inc - Fairfax , VA
... investigation including pre-employment drug screening Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
ZipRecruiter - 16 days ago
Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay - Virginia Beach , VA
Manages appropriate investigation and paperwork for employee injuries. * Participates and assists ... Assures clinical staff are implementing person centered care plans, performing care activities ...
ZipRecruiter - 46 days ago
Eklego - Virginia Beach , VA
Responsible for timely documentation, follow up and completion of investigations for incidents ... Assures clinical staff are implementing person centered care plans, performing care activities ...
ZipRecruiter - 49 days ago
Shockwave Medical - Richmond , VA
Manage key study investigators; foster and maintain strong relationships through direct interactions with medical advisors and clinical leaders. * Partner with other clinical research colleagues to ...
ZipRecruiter - 69 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Clinical Investigator in the United States. The average hourly rate for Clinical Investigator ranges from $28 to $34 with the average hourly pay of $31. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $29 to $35 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $32.

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