Clinical Systems Analyst Salary
Clinical Systems Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $66K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. For the most part, Clinical Systems Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The majority of Clinical Systems Analysts (63 percent) who took the survey are female.
|Salary||$48,042 - $95,905|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $9,744|
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|$47,006 - $97,666|
|Hourly Rate||$19.82 - $51.24|
|Overtime||$25.65 - $59.60|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $9,744|
|Total Pay (||$47,006 - $97,666|
Job Description for Clinical Systems Analyst
Clinical systems analysts are responsible for system upkeep and network traffic analysis for their organization. They are in charge of responding to end user requests regarding software or hardware device issues, and they must follow privacy and operational procedures to define functional requirements. The analyst's main functions include planning and analyzing a variety of application for use in a clinical setting, and one of their main tools includes a personal computer with troubleshooting software to determine system problems. Clinical systems analysts also analyze system networks and recommend possible changes to the existing system processes to increase productivity and minimize computer issues.Read More...
These analysts take part in the technical and procedure design stages, create detailed documentation for future reference, perform root cause analysis, and implement fixes after extensive testing phase. They also conduct system maintenance as required, as well as complete system modifications as needed to comply with clinical standards. Clinical systems analysts are the first line of customer support and also participate in training efforts, including introducing new technology to clinical staff and external clients. Generally, they report their progress to the clinical systems manager or supervisor in their department.
A bachelor's degree in system analysis, software development, or a similar field is required for this job. In addition, previousexperience in a clinical setting is generally required or preferred. Industry certifications may be beneficial. Clinical systems analysts must be organized individuals that pay close attention to detail to prevent system downtime. They should possess strong communication skills to interact with clinical staff and communicate technical issue to non-technical personnel. Additionally, they must work well in a team setting with other system analysts to achieve all organizational goals.
Clinical Systems Analyst Tasks
- Plan, design, build, and test clinical systems applications.
- Monitor processes, workflows, and compliance to regulations.
- Track and document issues, problems, solutions, and trends.
- Integrate, validate, test, and confirm operational functionality for clinical systems.
Popular Skills for Clinical Systems Analyst
Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Epic Information Systems, Meditech, and Electronic Medical Records are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 20 percent. Most people who know Clinical Information Systems also know Epic Information Systems (Radiant, Stork, etc.).
Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Systems Analyst
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Clinical Systems Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During the first five years of their careers, Clinical Systems Analysts see a median income of $62K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $65K. On average, Clinical Systems Analysts make $79K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Clinical Systems Analysts with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $85K.
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