Median pay for Clinical Analysts in the United States is around $66K per year, but employers in San Francisco offer the biggest paychecks; average compensation in that city is approximately $92K. Clinical Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+38 percent), New York (+35 percent), Orlando (+27 percent), and Boston (+27 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$46,477 - $91,319
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$46K
$66K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,958
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$17.08 - $44.05
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$17
$28
$44
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,477 - $91,319  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,830  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$41,663 - $91,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 374
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.08 - $44.05  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $56.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,830  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$41,663 - $91,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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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 report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Nursing Informatics, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 15 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management and Visual Basic. 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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $59K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $71K. Clinical Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $75K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,324

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Experience Affects Clinical Analyst Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Analyst Salaries

Nursing Informatics
up arrow 23%




SQL
up arrow 6%


Clinical Information Systems
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

National Average
$64,000

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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