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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. The majority of Clinical Data Analysts (65 percent) who took the survey are women. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,860 - $85,269
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,038
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$15.07 - $34.38
(Median)
$15
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary 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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,860 - $85,269  
   
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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$36,406 - $83,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $34.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.45  
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 - $3,500  
   
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).
)
$36,406 - $83,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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 report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in SQL, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Clinical Data Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office and Clinical Data Management. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Data Analyst

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $54K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $63K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $64K in this role. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $60K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Data Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 4%

National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Clinical Data Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%