Clinical Applications Specialist Salary

An average Clinical Applications Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $69K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $41K and hits $94K on the high end. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Clinical Applications Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Clinical Applications Specialists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,814 - $91,602
(Median)
$44K
$69K
$92K
MEDIAN: $69,054
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$16.27 - $39.73
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,814 - $91,602  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,094  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,787  
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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$40,675 - $94,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.27 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$2.32 - $77.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,094  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,787  
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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$40,675 - $94,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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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Popular Skills for Clinical Applications Specialist


Clinical Applications Specialists usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Training, Clinical Information Systems, Project Management, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Information Technology Support, Electronic Medical Records, and Project Management. Those educated in Clinical Information Systems tend to be well versed in Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Applications Specialist

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


For many Clinical Applications Specialists, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $56K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $68K. Clinical Applications Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $77K. Clinical Applications Specialists who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $88K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Applications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%



National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Applications Specialist Salaries


National Average
$65,000

Clinical Information Systems
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 11%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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