Director, Clinical Data Management Salary

Director, Clinical Data Managements in the United States can expect wages of $123K annually on average. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Director, Clinical Data Managements, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Director, Clinical Data Managements (53 percent) who responded to the survey. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$78,066 - $160,542
MEDIAN: $123,269

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$78,066 - $160,542  
$1,174 - $30,410  
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$80,145 - $181,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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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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Director, Clinical Data Managements typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. 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.

For many Director, Clinical Data Managements, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Whereas the median salary for inexperienced employees is approximately $87K, incomes in the five-to-10 year group are significantly higher, averaging to the comfortable six-figure sum of $112K. Director, Clinical Data Managements bring in $138K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $150K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Director, Clinical Data Management Salaries

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Skills That Affect Director, Clinical Data Management Salaries

People Management
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Clinical Data Management
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Job Satisfaction

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


47 %
53 %

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: 79% employee benefits None: 4%