Senior Clinical Data Manager Salary

Senior Clinical Data Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $91K annually, but may range from $58K to $132K per year. Total cash compensation to Senior Clinical Data Managers approaches anywhere from $58K on the lower end to $132K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $15K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Senior Clinical Data Managers survey respondents are women (70 percent). Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most Senior Clinical Data Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$61,113 - $119,564
(Median)
$61K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,589
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$18.11 - $82.50
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$18
$38
$82
MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,113 - $119,564  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,933  
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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$58,284 - $132,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$18.11 - $82.50  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $65.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,933  
   
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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$58,284 - $132,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management and Clinical Data Management. Many workers who know Clinical Data Management also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Clinical Data Manager

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $64K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $84K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $104K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $103K on average.

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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 12 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

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: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%
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