Director, Clinical Data Management Salary

Median pay for Director, Clinical Data Managements in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $123K annually. Male Director, Clinical Data Managements are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$78,184 - $160,289

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$78,184 - $160,289  
$986 - $30,357  
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$80,253 - $181,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Job Description for Director, Clinical Data Management

  • Audit, quality control and spot check databases, ensuring quality of information processes are in place.
  • Collaborate with other teams and deaprtments to define needs and deliver data.
  • Lead data management and analysis efforts, supervising staff and approving deliverables.
  • Review protocols for clinical trials, including keeping up to date with FDA or other federal standards.

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Survey results show that Director, Clinical Data Managements typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with People Management, Clinical Data Management, and Project Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Clinical Data Management

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Director, Clinical Data Managements. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $87K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $110K. Director, Clinical Data Managements bring in $138K after working for 10 to 20 years. Director, Clinical Data Managements who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $150K on average.

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Experience Affects Director, Clinical Data Management Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Director, Clinical Data Management Salaries

People Management
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National Average

Clinical Data Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


46 %
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 4%