Clinical Data Analyst Salary

Median pay for Clinical Data Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $62K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Female Clinical Data Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$43,670 - $80,141
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$62K
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MEDIAN: $61,826
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$16.72 - $30.71
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MEDIAN: $21.69
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$0$80K
Salary $43,670 - $80,141
Bonus $0.00 - $4,979
Total Pay (?
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$38,561 - $79,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 141
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $16.72 - $30.71
Overtime $31.83
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,979
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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$38,561 - $79,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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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

  • Train staff and users to work with computer systems and programs.
  • Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Data Analyst


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Moving into a Clinical Data Manager position seems to be a popular career progression. Median pay for this job is $64K annually.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Data Analyst


Survey results suggest that Clinical Data Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in SAS, SAS, SQL, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 12 percent. Those listing Clinical Research as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Clinical Data Management also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Data Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Data Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Data Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 134 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Data Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Clinical Data Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 25 salaries. A Clinical Data Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,229

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Clinical Data Analysts, Boston provides a pay rate that is 27 percent greater than the national average. Clinical Data Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+23 percent) and New York (+16 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Minneapolis is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Key Stats for Clinical Data Analyst

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
$58,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

SAS
▲12%

SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
▲7%

SQL
▲3%



National Average
$58,000

Clinical Data Management
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Clinical Research
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%
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