Senior Clinical Consultant Salary
Senior Clinical Consultants in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent nearly three in five of Senior Clinical Consultants. Salaries average out to around $96K per year and spread from $60K to $149K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision plans. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Senior Clinical Consultants making up 75 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Clinical Consultants. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Senior Clinical Consultant
The primary responsibility of a senior clinical consultant is to manage current healthcare practices and propose ideas to improve their quality and efficiency. Those in this position are the bridge between the practice and healthcare provider and generally work in hospitals and report to clinical program directors.Read More...
Some responsibilities of the position include: deployment of programs; assessing the success of programs and modifying/improving them as needed, guiding practices to develop new ideas; providing support to those who uphold programs; making recommendations and provide advice/feedback; helping programs meet important deadlines and milestones; and communicating any issues to the clinical program director.
A senior clinical consultant generally works in a hospital, often from 9 to 5. On some days, they may be on their feet all day making sure things are in order, while other days will be spent at a computer making sure all databases are up-to-date.
Applicants for this position must meet the following requirements: a bachelor's or masters degree, experience in analyzing health care data, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to understand complex technical data, and relevant experience in healthcare improvement.
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Clinical Consultant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $74K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $87K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $110K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $104K on average.