Work in Compensation or HR?    x
Or browse by:


Average Base Salary


Average Hourly Rate


Average Bonus
The average director clinical research salary in District of Columbia, United States is $130,063 or an hourly rate of $63. This is 14% higher (+$16,335) than the average director clinical research salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,954.
Salary by Experience


Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level director clinical research (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $93,600. On the other end, a senior level director clinical research (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $191,739.

Are you paid fairly?

Calculate your market salary rate to find out.
Calculate Salary
Job Description
Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research. Practitioners who primarily provide medical or dental care or dispense drugs are included in “Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners” (29-1000).

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtained.

Jobs that May Interest You

Clinical Research Project Director
FHI 360
Clinical Research Project Director Description Global Research Services (GRS) helps support and conduct clinical research in low-resource settings around the world. Our team includes clinical project ...
Sr Clinical Research Coord
Children's National Medical Center
May direct the work of junior staff members. Attains progressive functional knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) regulations and Food and Drug ...
Clinical Research Coordinator, Division of Wound Healing, Department of Plastic Surgery – Georget...
Georgetown University
Requirements Clinical Research Coordinator, Division of Wound Healing, Department of Plastic ... as directed; and maintains data tracking in accordance with various accrediting and governing ...
Project Manager/Clinical Research Associate, Clinical Management Research Office – Georgetown Uni...
Georgetown University
Reporting to the Administrative Director, the Project Manager/Clinical Research Associate has duties that include but are not limited to: Study Monitoring and Review * Facilitates completion ...
Clinical Research Manager
Medstar Research Institute
The Clinical Research Manager reports directly to the Executive Director and works closely with investigators, managing research staff to ensure the efficient and compliant initiation and ongoing ...
About the Data

The above data is a data available in ERI Economic Research Institute's Global Salary Calculator. The Global Salary Calculator provides compensation data for over 45,000 positions in 8,000+ cities in 69 countries. Try a free demo of the cloud-based Global Salary Calculator.

If you need to calculate competitive levels of salaries, incentives and total compensation by industry, organization size and salary planning date, please view a demonstration version of ERI's Salary Assessor, which is used by the majority of the Fortune 500 for salary survey data and compensation planning. Try a free demo of the cloud-based Salary Assessor.

Discover How Much You Should Be Paid

Get informed of your market rate.

Do you work in HR or Compensation?

Try Free Demo

Try our professional compensation software to generate detailed salary and cost of living reports.

Try Free Demo