Clinical Analyst Salary (United States)

Salaries for Clinical Analysts in the United States lie in the neighborhood of $62,389 annually. Compensation ranges from $40,928 on the low end to $88,186 per year on the high end. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision coverage. Female Clinical Analysts make up most of the field at 75 percent. For the most part, Clinical Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Clinical Analyst Salary (?
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$43,676 - $88,033
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MEDIAN: $63,823
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Clinical Analyst Salary (?
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$16.38 - $39.82
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,676 - $88,033  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,858  
Profit Sharing
$247.90 - $1,572  
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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$40,928 - $88,186  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 418
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.38 - $39.82  
   
Overtime
$1.34 - $51.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,858  
   
Profit Sharing
$247.90 - $1,572  
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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$40,928 - $88,186  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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

Clinical Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Clinical Information Systems, Project Management, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 8 percent, 8 percent, 7 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Exchange, SQL, and Visual Basic (VB). It is often found that people who know Clinical Information Systems are also skilled in 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 less experience do not necessarily bring home smaller paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to have little impact on salary. Salaries start at $59K, which grows to $66K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $66K. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Clinical Analysts tend to earn $71K at this point in time. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 17 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within this radius.

Pay Difference By Location

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$62,000
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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 Dallas (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Houston. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Nashville (-10 percent and -4 percent, respectively).

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Experience Affects Clinical Analyst Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Clinical Analyst Salaries

Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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$62,000
Microsoft Access
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Visual Basic (VB)
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SQL
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Microsoft Exchange
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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