Clinical Analyst Salary

Earnings for Clinical Analysts in the United States come in at around $66K per year on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $42K and $90K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Female Clinical Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,805 - $90,033
(Median)
$46K
$66K
$90K
MEDIAN: $65,666
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50%
90%

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$16.54 - $40.84
(Median)
$17
$28
$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,805 - $90,033  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,877  
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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$42,174 - $89,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 463
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.54 - $40.84  
   
Overtime
$1.60 - $51.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,877  
   
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).
)
$42,174 - $89,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Clinical Information Systems, Electronic Medical Records, Project Management, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include SQL, Visual Basic, and Microsoft Access. Most people experienced in 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $60K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $67K. Clinical Analysts see a median salary of $69K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Clinical Analyst with more than 20 years of experience can earn $74K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Clinical Analysts, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Clinical Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+19 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Minneapolis (+10 percent), and Tampa (+5 percent). In Nashville, salaries are 6 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Cleveland and Houston (4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Clinical Analyst Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Analyst Salaries


Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Access
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 4%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

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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