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Senior Clinical Data Manager Salary

With close to one-half of Senior Clinical Data Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $58K to $133K per year and averages out to $87K per year. Overall cash earnings for Senior Clinical Data Managers stretch from $58K on the lower end to $133K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Women make up the majority of Senior Clinical Data Managers (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$59,736 - $117,489
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MEDIAN: $87,092
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$18.11 - $82.50
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MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,736 - $117,489  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,975  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$57,628 - $132,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$18.11 - $82.50  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $63.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,975  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$57,628 - $132,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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 only report a few specific skills. Clinical Data Management and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $104K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $103K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Senior Clinical Data Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$91,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Senior Clinical Data Manager Salaries

Clinical Data Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$91,000

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 9%