Clinical Applications Specialist Salary

Clinical Applications Specialists in the United States take home an average $67K annually. Cash earnings of Clinical Applications Specialists can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $41K to almost $93K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,706 - $91,221
(Median)
$43K
$67K
$91K
MEDIAN: $67,023
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50%
90%

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$16.28 - $38.87
(Median)
$16
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,706 - $91,221  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,919  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,696  
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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$40,645 - $93,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 323
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$16.28 - $38.87  
   
Overtime
$2.28 - $60.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,919  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,696  
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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$40,645 - $93,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Job Description for Clinical Applications Specialist

Clinical applications specialists work for medical equipment manufacturers and distributors, and also help medical personnel implement the equipment into their facilities. This is also a marketing position, as these specialists educate medical providers about new equipment and encourage them to purchase items that best suit their needs. Public speaking skills are important, as they may also conduct presentations about new products.

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Clinical Applications Specialist Tasks

  • Monitor, evaluate and record training activities and program effectiveness.
  • Organize, develop or obtain training procedure manuals, course materials and product demonstrations.
  • Act as a liaison with vendor and assist in the development, testing and improvement of system design.
  • Train and assist physicians and clinical staff in system applications and processes.

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Typical Clinical Applications Specialists report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Training, Clinical Information Systems, Project Management, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Information Technology Support as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Electronic Medical Records and Project Management also typically command lower compensation. Aptitude in Clinical Information Systems tends to also indicate an understanding of Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Applications Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Clinical Applications Specialists who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $55K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $66K. Clinical Applications Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $77K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $86K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Clinical Applications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Applications Specialist Salaries

up arrow 12%

Clinical Information Systems
up arrow 2%

National Average
$64,000

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 10%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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