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Clinical Data Analyst Salary

Clinical Data Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $59K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Clinical Data Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Clinical Data Analysts survey participants are largely women, dominating at 69 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$39,356 - $84,423
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$39K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $58,924
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$14.78 - $33.81
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,356 - $84,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,045  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $1,400  
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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$35,192 - $82,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $33.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.60  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $1,400  
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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$35,192 - $82,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Clinical Data Analyst

Clinical data analysts manage and examine clinical data for their organization. Their typical duties include data reporting, data analytics, and data mining, as well as coordinating with relevant departments (for example, the clinical operations and clinical strategy departments) to determine areas for analysis and the appropriate metrics to ensure data analysis is optimally useful. They must develop plans for data-related projects, identifying necessary resources and determining timelines and milestones. Other tasks performed by clinical data analysts may include performing data validation, handling data reconciliation, and working to retrieve missing data as needed.

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Clinical Data 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 Data Analyst


Clinical Data Analysts note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in SQL, Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Clinical Data Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Clinical Data Management. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Data Analyst

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $54K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $62K. Clinical Data Analysts see a median salary of $64K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $62K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%


Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Clinical Data Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%