Skip to Main Content

Home Explore Careers

Clinical Research Coordinators

Overview

Clinical research coordinators plan, manage, and/or coordinate clinical research trials. Most work in laboratory settings in clinical research facilities. They record data, maintain case report forms and drug dispensation records, and monitor project activities to make sure they comply with government and institutional policies. They also make sure patients are well cared for throughout the clinical trials. Coordinators use computers and analytical, scientific, and medical software programs to code information and track patients. This type of work requires strong knowledge of administration and management, medicine and dentistry, mathematics, and English language.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Organized

Problem-Solving

Scientific

Career Ladder
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Experienced Clinical Research Coordinator

Entry-Level Clinical Research Coordinator