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Senior Clinical Data Manager Salary

Senior Clinical Data Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — slightly more than half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $59K to $132K per year, median earnings come to $90K annually. Total cash earnings of Senior Clinical Data Managers range from $59K on the low end to $132K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $17K and $10K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up the majority of Senior Clinical Data Managers (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of Senior Clinical Data Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,663 - $117,905
(Median)
$62K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,971
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90%

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$18.11 - $82.50
(Median)
$18
$41
$82
MEDIAN: $40
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,663 - $117,905  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,576  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $10,067  
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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$58,754 - $132,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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 - $16,576  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $10,067  
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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$58,754 - $132,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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Senior Clinical Data Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional 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.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Clinical Data Manager

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


Senior Clinical Data Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $64K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $84K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $103K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $106K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Senior Clinical Data Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Senior Clinical Data Manager Salaries

National Average
$93,000

Clinical Data Management
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 8%