Clinical Data Coordinator Salary
Pay for Clinical Data Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $46K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
|Salary||$34,166 - $79,733|
|Bonus||$625 - $2,757|
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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).)
|$31,342 - $70,706|
|Hourly Rate||$14.58 - $28.20|
|Bonus||$625 - $2,757|
|Total Pay (||$31,342 - $70,706|
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 38 percent, 31 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Those listing Data Entry and SAS as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $40K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $44K. Clinical Data Coordinators see a median salary of $52K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $71K on average.
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