Clinical Project Manager Salary

Average Clinical Project Managers in the United States make around $88K per year. Total cash compensation to Clinical Project Managers approaches anywhere from $56K on the lower end to $134K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $15K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by career length and the individual firm. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Clinical Project Managers making up 78 percent. Most Clinical Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$55,474 - $126,557
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$88K
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MEDIAN: $88,044
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$25.49 - $69.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,474 - $126,557  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $15,432  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,304  
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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$55,685 - $134,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$25.49 - $69.45  
   
Overtime
$43.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$290.87 - $15,432  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,304  
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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$55,685 - $134,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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: $88,941

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For Clinical Project Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 45 percent greater than the national average. Clinical Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Irvine (+30 percent), Raleigh (+29 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), and Seattle (+2 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Clinical Project Managers in New Haven earning a whopping 26 percent below the national average. Denver and Princeton are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 12 percent less than the median.

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Key Stats for Clinical Project Manager

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Clinical Project Manager Salaries

▲34%

▲19%

▲5%

National Average
$89,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Clinical Project Manager Salaries

Clinical Data Management
▲29%


Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$89,000

Budget Management
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%