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Clinical Project Manager Salary

Median pay for Clinical Project Managers in the United States is around $84K annually. In the world of Clinical Project Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $15K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $22K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $54K and $128K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by years of experience and the particular employer. Female Clinical Project Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$53,839 - $118,913
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54K
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MEDIAN: $83,598
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$19.39 - $51.52
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,839 - $118,913  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,373  
Profit Sharing
$44.50 - $22,000  
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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$54,059 - $128,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$36.49 - $53.38  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,373  
   
Profit Sharing
$44.50 - $22,000  
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).
)
$54,059 - $128,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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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Popular Skills for Clinical Project Manager


Clinical Project Managers report a narrow range of specific 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, 8 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Competency in Clinical Research frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Project Manager

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


Clinical Project Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $67K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $89K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $107K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $114K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

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 112 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
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%