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Clinical Analyst Salary (United States)

Clinical Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $64K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $41K and $88K per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. A strong majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men working as Clinical Analysts are solidly outnumbered, with women representing 75 percent of workers. Job satisfaction for Clinical Analysts is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's 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  
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  
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

Survey results suggest that Clinical Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Clinical Information Systems, Project Management, Electronic Medical Records , 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 pay less than market rate include Microsoft Exchange, SQL, and Visual Basic. The majority of those who know 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.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Clinical Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $59K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $66K. Clinical Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $66K. As Clinical Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average sum in this group is $71K. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up one in six of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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National Average
$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. Employers also pay below the national average in Orlando (10 percent lower) and Nashville (4 percent lower).

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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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National Average
$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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Extremely satisfied
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%