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Clinical Analyst Salary

Clinical Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $65K annually. Earnings sit near $42K on the lower side but can approach $89K per year on the higher side. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Clinical Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Clinical Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$45,346 - $88,329
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$45K
$65K
$88K
MEDIAN: $64,606
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$16.73 - $40.96
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$17
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$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,346 - $88,329  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
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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$42,454 - $88,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 445
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.73 - $40.96  
   
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 - $4,055  
   
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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$42,454 - $88,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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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, Project Management, Electronic Medical Records, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SQL, Visual Basic, and Microsoft Exchange. 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.


For Clinical Analysts, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $59K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $65K. Clinical Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $73K.

Pay Difference by Location


New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Clinical Analysts, 36 percent higher than the national average. Clinical Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+21 percent), Boston (+19 percent), Minneapolis (+14 percent), and Tampa (+7 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Orlando. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Houston (11 percent lower) and Nashville (5 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Clinical Analyst Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Analyst Salaries


Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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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
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Visual Basic (VB)
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 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
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%