Clinical Research Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Clinical Research Specialist make in the United States? The average Clinical Research Specialist salary in the United States is $51,070 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $45,704 and $58,484. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Salary range for a Clinical Research Specialist
$45,704 to $58,484
For Employees

Analyze the market and your qualifications to negotiate your salary with confidence.

Search thousands of open positions to find your next opportunity.

For Employers

Individualize employee pay based on unique job requirements and personal qualifications.

Get the latest market price for benchmark jobs and jobs in your industry.

Clinical Research Specialist

Review the job openings and experience requirements for the Clinical Research Specialist job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Clinical Research Specialist.

Job Openings for Clinical Research Specialist
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - Philadelphia , PA
... non-clinical program for animal testing under GLP including large NHP and rodent vivaria. We are currently looking Senior Research Specialist , to support research efforts in discovery and ...
Jobble, Inc. - 10 days ago
Senior Clinical Management Specialist Location: **Remote** Duration: 1+ year (Extendable) If ... Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Development, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs with the ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Velocity Clinical Research, Inc. - Cleveland , OH
Coordinate all aspects of clinical research trials, ensures compliance with protocols, ensure regulatory compliance, liaison with monitors and sponsors, schedule visits for subjects and communicate ...
Jobble, Inc. - 3 days ago
SC3 Research Group, Inc - Reseda , CA
Clinical Research Coordinator responsibilities include: * Ensures the smooth running of clinical trials under the direction of the Principal Investigator. * Screen potential trial participants ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Clinical Research Associate - Growing Medical Device Company - Greater Boston Area Summary: This mid-size, well-established medical device firm is partnering with Meet Recruitment to find a candidate ...
Jobble, Inc. - 3 days ago
Beacon Hill Pharma - Newport Beach , CA
Job Description The selected candidate will help coordinate among Clinical Research Coordination team members conducting investigational clinical studies in accordance with Food and Drug ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Clinical Research Specialist, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Clinical Research Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Clinical Research Specialist ranges from $45,704 to $58,484 with the average base salary of $51,070. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $45,735 to $60,424 with the average total cash compensation of $51,524.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.