Clinical Data Analyst Salary

Earnings for Clinical Data Analysts in the United States come in at around $59K annually on average. Lower pay rates hover around $36K, and the higher rates verge on $83K per year. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Clinical Data Analysts survey participants are more prevalent than men — 65 percent of professionals. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Clinical Data Analysts is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,612 - $84,576
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,173
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90%

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$15.10 - $34.92
(Median)
$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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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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$36,373 - $82,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $34.92  
   
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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$36,373 - $82,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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 wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in SQL, SAS, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel 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. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Data Analyst

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


Clinical Data Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $55K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $62K. Clinical Data Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $64K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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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

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: 63% employee benefits None: 8%
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