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Clinical Analyst Salary

Median pay for Clinical Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $65K per year. Lower pay rates hover around $43K, and the higher rates verge on $90K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Clinical Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Clinical Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$45,411 - $89,053
(Median)
$45K
$65K
$89K
MEDIAN: $64,925
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$16.81 - $41.74
(Median)
$17
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$42
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,411 - $89,053  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,868  
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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$42,521 - $89,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 449
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.81 - $41.74  
   
Overtime
$1.57 - $51.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,868  
   
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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$42,521 - $89,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 166

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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 wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Clinical Information Systems, Electronic Medical Records, Project Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 6 percent, 5 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SQL, Visual Basic, and Microsoft Exchange. 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.


For Clinical Analysts, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $60K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $65K. For Clinical Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $68K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $73K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Clinical Analysts in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Clinical Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+20 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Minneapolis (+13 percent), and Tampa (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 19 percent south of the national average, can be found in Orlando. Employers in Houston and Nashville also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Clinical Analyst Salaries




National Average
$63,000


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
$63,000

Microsoft Access
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Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 4%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 5%

SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

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%
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