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Clinical Data Analyst Salary

The average Clinical Data Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $59K per year. Earnings sit near $36K on the lower side but can approach $83K per year on the higher side. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. There are more female Clinical Data Analysts who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 66 percent. Work is enjoyable for Clinical Data Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$39,875 - $84,985
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,238
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$15.13 - $35.08
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$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,875 - $84,985  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,109  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $822  
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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$36,411 - $83,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $35.08  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.11  
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 - $3,109  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $822  
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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$36,411 - $83,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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


Survey results show that Clinical Data Analysts use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in SQL, SAS, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Clinical Data Management, and Microsoft Excel. Most people who know Data Analysis also know SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Data Analyst

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $54K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $64K. Clinical Data Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $65K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $64K on average.

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Experience Affects Clinical Data Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 3%

SAS
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Clinical Data Management
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%
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