Clinical Project Manager Salary

Earnings for Clinical Project Managers in the United States come in at around $88K annually on average. Cash earnings for Clinical Project Managers — including $15K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $55K to $134K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by years of experience and the particular employer. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Female Clinical Project Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Clinical Project Managers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$54,742 - $125,856
$55K
$88K
$130K
MEDIAN: $87,931
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$25.49 - $69.45
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MEDIAN: $34.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,742 - $125,856  
   
Bonus
$507 - $15,492  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,365  
Total Pay (?
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$54,926 - $133,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.49 - $69.45  
   
Overtime
$43.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $15,492  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,365  
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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$54,926 - $133,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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

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


Clinical Project Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $74K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $96K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $106K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $119K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,949

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

For those looking to make money, Clinical Project Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 45 percent above the national average. Clinical Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+30 percent), Raleigh (+29 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Philadelphia (+4 percent). Clinical Project Managers in New Haven earn salaries far below the national average by 26 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Princeton and 12 percent less in Denver, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Clinical Project Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

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
31%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Clinical Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

▲19%

▲8%

National Average
$89,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Clinical Project Manager Salaries

Clinical Data Management
▲29%


National Average
$89,000


Budget Management
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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