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Clinical Analyst Salary (United States)

Pay for Clinical Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $64K per year. Earnings generally vary between $42K and $89K per year. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Clinical Analysts. Female Clinical Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Clinical Analyst Salary (?
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$44,602 - $88,494
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MEDIAN: $63,965
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Clinical Analyst Salary (?
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$16.31 - $40.33
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,602 - $88,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,924  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,551 - $89,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 431
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.31 - $40.33  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $51.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,924  
   
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,551 - $89,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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Job Description for Clinical Analyst

Clinical analysts work to regulate and improve clinical practices and standards within their organization. They help optimize workflow and their institution's clinical information systems. These analysts must interpret data, find solutions to organizational issues, and help implement those solutions as needed. Clinical analysts work within a strict set of organizational guidelines, which must also comply with relevant federal, state, and local laws. Clinical analysts must stay up to date with changes to relevant laws and regulations. They must also constantly work to create a more efficient and productive workflow while remaining within regulatory guidelines.
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Clinical Analyst Tasks
  • Create and run data reports on periodic and adhoc basis.
  • Develop programs and databases to assist staff in accurately capturing and recording data for study and validation.
  • Train staff and users to work with computer systems and programs.
  • Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Analyst

Survey results suggest that Clinical Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Clinical Information Systems, Electronic Medical Records, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Exchange, SQL, and Visual Basic. Most people familiar with Clinical Information Systems also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Clinical Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $59K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $66K. Clinical Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $67K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $72K.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Phoenix
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National Average
$62,000
Nashville
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Home to some of the best pay for Clinical Analysts, New York offers exceptional salaries, 37 percent above the national average. Clinical Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+22 percent) and Boston (+20 percent). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Orlando. Workers in Houston and Nashville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (10 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Clinical Analyst Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Clinical Analyst Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$62,000
Microsoft Access
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SQL
up arrow 4%
Visual Basic (VB)
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Microsoft Exchange
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%