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Research Analyst, Healthcare Salary

Healthcare Research Analysts in the United States take home approximately $54K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Healthcare Research Analysts. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,426 - $73,396
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$40K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $54,249
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$10.36 - $32.97
(Median)
$10
$17
$33
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,426 - $73,396  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,352  
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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$35,798 - $74,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $32.97  
   
Overtime
$10.45 - $36.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,352  
   
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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$35,798 - $74,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Research Analyst, Healthcare

A healthcare research analyst is the person who is responsible for finding and analyzing critical data relating to the healthcare market. This is a position which will typically work within an office or research setting. It is often full-time in nature, with analysts working daytime, weekday shifts. This position is one that will generally require a bachelor’s degree in an area related to mathematics, healthcare administration, business, finance, or computer science. The position often also requires at least four years of experience within information management. A healthcare research analyst can work independently or as part of a team within a healthcare facility.

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Research Analyst, Healthcare Tasks

  • Verify the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases; correct any errors.
  • Perform descriptive and multivariate statistical research and analyses of data, using computer software.
  • Prepare tables, graphs, fact sheets, and written reports summarizing research results.

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Popular Skills for Research Analyst, Healthcare


Survey takers who work as Healthcare Research Analysts report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in SQL, SAS, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 16 percent. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Microsoft Excel.

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Experience Affects Research Analyst, Healthcare Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Research Analyst, Healthcare Salaries

SQL
up arrow 16%

SAS
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%


National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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