Clinical Data Coordinator Salary
The average Clinical Data Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $49K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Clinical Data Coordinators survey respondents are women (78 percent). Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$33,974 - $77,955|
|Bonus||$511 - $2,767|
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|$31,216 - $70,252|
|Hourly Rate||$14.54 - $28.58|
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|Total Pay (||$31,216 - $70,252|
Job Description for Clinical Data Coordinator
Clinical data coordinators are in charge of organizing data and coordinating activities relating to clinical administrative tasks. They are responsible for managing and using clinical information to prepare official documents, study visits, and patient appointments. They also update regulatory information and make reports based on their results. The clinical data coordinator's main responsibilities include offering program requirements to possible clinical candidates and gathering personnel data.Read More...
These coordinators generally work in an office setting during regular business hours. One of their main tools include a personal computer to access patient information. They must interact with patients in a professional manner while answering clinical-related questions. Most of the time, clinical data coordinators perform administrative tasks such as keeping accurate patient records, maintaining confidentiality while sharing data with health professionals. They should also have advanced knowledge on working with databases and proprietary software programs. They must be proficient with the use of basic office software (such as email programs) to communicate and respond to data inquiries. Clinical data coordinators generally report their progress to the clinical data manager in their department.
This position requires a bachelor's degree in a science- or health-related field. Previous experience managing clinical data and additional industry certifications may be preferred. Clinical data coordinators need to be highly organized, have strong interpersonal skills, and pay strong attention to detail. They must work with other coordinators in a team environment to reach all organizational goals, but also work well on their own with minimal supervision.
Clinical Data Coordinator 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 Coordinator
Clinical Data Coordinators who move on to become Clinical Data Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Clinical Data Managers get paid an average of $64K per year. It is not unusual for a Clinical Data Coordinator to become a Clinical Research Associate or a Clinical Research Coordinator.
Popular Skills for Clinical Data Coordinator
Clinical Data Coordinators generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Clinical Data Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent, 28 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Those listing Data Entry and SAS as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to know Clinical Data Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Data Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Clinical Data Coordinators generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $40K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $44K. Clinical Data Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $71K.
Pay Difference by Location
Clinical Data Coordinators will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 68 percent. Clinical Data Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+37 percent) and Seattle (+11 percent). Clinical Data Coordinators in Columbus make 22 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Nashville and Tampa (20 percent lower and 18 percent lower, respectively).
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