Clinical Applications Specialist Salary (United States)

Clinical Applications Specialists in the United States typically take home $61,072 per year. The range in pay spans from $39,296 to $92,032 per year. Total cash income, which bottoms out near $40,215 and peaks near $91,257, incorporates potential for more than $8,536 from bonuses and close to $7,275 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this profession enjoy health benefits; medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and most earn vision coverage. Women account for the majority of Clinical Applications Specialists—63 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Clinical Applications Specialist Salary (?
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$40,215 - $91,257
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MEDIAN: $63,050
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Clinical Applications Specialist Salary (?
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$16.32 - $37.53
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,215 - $91,257  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,536  
Profit Sharing
$296.61 - $7,275  
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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$39,296 - $92,032  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$16.32 - $37.53  
   
Overtime
$2.27 - $59.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,536  
   
Profit Sharing
$296.61 - $7,275  
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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$39,296 - $92,032  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Clinical Applications Specialist

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Applications Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher salaries. After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $53K to $64K. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $77K. Salaries tend to grow less rapidly after achieving 20 years of experience, with more senior Clinical Applications Specialists earning an average of $83K per year. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 23 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 5 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 6 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; a majority of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

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Philadelphia
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$61,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Clinical Applications Specialists, New York offers exceptional salaries, 39 percent above the national average. Clinical Applications Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+27 percent) and Dallas (+2 percent). The lowest-paying market is Seattle, which sits 6 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Chicago (-5 percent) and Boston (-3 percent).

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Experience Affects Clinical Applications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Clinical Applications Specialist Salaries

Project Management
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Training
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Clinical Information Systems
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National Average
$61,000
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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