Senior Clinical Data Manager Salary

Senior Clinical Data Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up more than half of Senior Clinical Data Managers. Pay fluctuates from $58K to $132K per year, but expected earnings average $91K annually. Total cash earnings of Senior Clinical Data Managers range from $58K on the low end to $132K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $10K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Senior Clinical Data Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Most Senior Clinical Data Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$62,040 - $119,687
(Median)
$62K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,789
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$18.18 - $77.28
(Median)
$18
$42
$77
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,040 - $119,687  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,033  
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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$58,421 - $132,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$18.18 - $77.28  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $65.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,033  
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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$58,421 - $132,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Senior Clinical Data Manager

  • Build and maintain data standards for clinical trials.
  • Assist with study start up including protocol review, case report form design, database design, dataset specifications, data transfer specifications, and review of data management and handling plans.
  • Develop and implement the data correction process, discrepancy resolution, data control activities, and data validation plans.
  • Support clinical trial studies from preparation through closeout including regulatory submissions by standardizing data management.
  • Ensure documentation and management of clinical study data is in accordance with regulations.

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Survey takers who work as Senior Clinical Data Managers usually report a few specific skills. Clinical Data Management and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management and Clinical Data Management. Employees educated in Clinical Data Management are typically practiced in Project Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Clinical Data Manager

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $64K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $84K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $104K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $103K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Senior Clinical Data Manager Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Clinical Data Manager Salaries

National Average
$94,000


Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%
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