Clinical Applications Specialist (Diagnostics) Salary
Clinical Diagnostics Applications Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $75K annually on average. Women make up a slight majority of Clinical Diagnostics Applications Specialists (59 percent) survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Clinical Diagnostics Applications Specialists. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$49,261 - $96,373|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $20,373|
|Total Pay (||$54,267 - $101,112|
Job Description for Clinical Applications Specialist (Diagnostics)
Clinical applications specialist (diagnostics) is a role in the medical care industry that provides therapeutic sessions to families and completes assessments and medical equipment diagnostics. Other tasks they perform can include product demonstrations, device demonstrations (when appropriate), and installations of new products. The skills necessary for this job include functional interpersonal skills with patients and the ability to supervise assigned staff. This job may also require being on-call 24/7 for crises.Read More...
These specialists exist almost exclusively in the medical industry but can also be found in personal assistive care. Companies that sell medical equipment employ clinical applications specialists; in some cases, medical practitioners will as well. They work chiefly with other medical professionals within the company or practitioner's office and typically have some supervisory role over other staff. These specialists work indoors, although there can be a degree of physicality involved in operating or installing some medical equipment.
Employers of clinical applications specialists (diagnostics) typically require applicants to be licensed mental health professionals and have a bachelor's degree in a related field. Additionally, three years clinical experience or more is typically required to be considered for this position. These specialists generally work standard daytime office hours. Their primary role is usually troubleshooting medical equipment when it breaks down, but they can become have more inclusive involvement with patients, depending on the particular position and company.
Clinical Applications Specialist (Diagnostics) Tasks
- 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.
- Monitor, evaluate and record training activities and program effectiveness.
- Organize, develop or obtain training procedure manuals, course materials and product demonstrations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Applications Specialist (Diagnostics)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $66K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $76K. Clinical Diagnostics Applications Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $89K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $85K on average.
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