Clinical Data Analyst Salary

Clinical Data Analysts in the United States take home approximately $59K per year on average. Pay generally varies between $36K and $83K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Clinical Data Analysts survey participants are more prevalent than men — 65 percent of professionals. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Most Clinical Data Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,612 - $84,576
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,284
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$15.13 - $34.82
(Median)
$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,612 - $84,576  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$36,414 - $82,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $34.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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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$36,414 - $82,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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


Clinical Data Analysts seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in SQL, SAS, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office, Clinical Data Management, and Data Analysis. The majority of those 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.


For many Clinical Data Analysts, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $55K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $62K. Clinical Data Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $64K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Clinical Data Analyst Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 12%


National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 3%

SAS
0%

National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Clinical Data Management
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%
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