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Clinical Project Manager Salary

Pay for Clinical Project Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $84K annually. In the world of Clinical Project Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $54K and $129K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $12K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by years of experience and the particular employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most Clinical Project Managers survey respondents are women (77 percent). Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$53,798 - $120,663
(Median)
$54K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,954
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$19.27 - $51.82
(Median)
$19
$34
$52
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,798 - $120,663  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $15,372  
Profit Sharing
$86.29 - $12,365  
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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$53,992 - $129,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.27 - $51.82  
   
Overtime
$36.63 - $50.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.00 - $15,372  
   
Profit Sharing
$86.29 - $12,365  
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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$53,992 - $129,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Survey takers who work as Clinical Project Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Clinical Data Management, Clinical Research, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 34 percent, 9 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Employees educated in Clinical Research are typically practiced in Project Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Project Manager

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $67K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $90K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $108K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $116K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


For Clinical Project Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 55 percent greater than the national average. Clinical Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+31 percent), San Diego (+23 percent), Raleigh (+8 percent), and Dallas (+6 percent). Clinical Project Managers in Chicago report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 31 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Workers in New Haven and Durham earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (23 percent less and 18 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Clinical Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$86,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Clinical Project Manager Salaries

Clinical Data Management
up arrow 34%



National Average
$86,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%
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