Clinical Project Manager Salary

Median pay for Clinical Project Managers in the United States is around $88K per year. Total cash compensation to Clinical Project Managers bottoms out near $56K and approaches $137K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Geography is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and the individual firm are driving factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Clinical Project Managers. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 81 percent of Clinical Project Managers are female. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$55,504 - $126,972
$56K
$88K
$130K
MEDIAN: $88,484
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$25.56 - $74.50
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$74
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$0$136K
Salary $55,504 - $126,972
Bonus $881 - $15,412
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,137
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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$55,740 - $136,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 320
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $25.56 - $74.50
Overtime $46.31
Annual Data $0$136K
Bonus $881 - $15,412
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,137
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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$55,740 - $136,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Clinical Project Manager

Clinical project managers conduct and supervise clinical trials. They are responsible for managing a group of clinical professionals during the trial phases and create progress reports based on the team's findings.

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Clinical Project Manager Tasks

  • Scope projects with an eye towards client expectations as well as current capabilities and competing deadlines.
  • Coordinate between clients, in-house teams, vendors, and other groups.
  • Track and study all available metrics on progress, finances, and obstacles to make recommendations.
  • Develop and implement project plans with milestones, schedules, and communication mechanisms.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Project Manager

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Project Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Project Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Project Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 150 salaries. An experienced Clinical Project Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 124 salaries. A Clinical Project Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,569

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

Home to some of the best pay for Clinical Project Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 44 percent above the national average. Clinical Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Irvine (+29 percent), Raleigh (+28 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), and Seattle (+2 percent). Clinical Project Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Clinical Project Managers in New Haven bring in salaries that are 26 percent lower than the national average. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Denver and Princeton (13 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Clinical Project Manager

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Clinical Project Manager Salaries

▲33%

▲19%

▲5%

National Average
$90,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Clinical Project Manager Salaries

Clinical Data Management
▲28%


Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$90,000

Budget Management
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%
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