Clinical Trial Employment: Top 3 Reasons to Ask for a Raise

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Should I ask for a raise in my clinical research position?

Clinical Trial Employment: Top 3 Reasons to Ask for a Raise

Whether you haven't received a review in a few years, or have taken on additional responsibilities, it's wise to evaluate your compensation. Staying on top of industry trends will allow you to ensure your earnings are in line. Read on to learn the top 3 reasons to ask for a raise.

You aren't receiving regular employment reviews. Most companies review an employee's performance and salary annually. If you haven't had a review in a few years, it's time to talk with your manager about compensation increases.

Job responsibilities have increased. If you're taking on supervisory responsibilities, without the title, it's time to ask for a compensation boost. Oftentimes, a supervisor won't consider this until it's called to their attention.

Your contributions to the department have earned you special recognition. In these cases, managers might elect to give you a raise on their own. However, if this doesn't happen, it's worth bringing up.

Also, before requesting a raise, make sure to research clinical trial employment compensation. For example, according to, these professionals can expect to earn $52,000 - $66,000 annually, depending on experience and education.



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