Clinical Data Analyst Salary

Median pay for Clinical Data Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $59K per year. Compensation ranges between $37K and $83K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Clinical Data Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women make up the majority of Clinical Data Analysts (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,878 - $84,835

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$15.14 - $34.77

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,878 - $84,835  
   
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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$36,579 - $83,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.14 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.03  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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$36,579 - $83,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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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, 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. 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $55K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $62K. On average, Clinical Data Analysts make $64K following one to two decades on the job. Clinical Data Analysts with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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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 4%

SAS
0%

National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
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
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 8%
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