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Senior Clinical Data Manager Salary

With more than 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 $129K per year and averages out to $89K annually. Total cash compensation for Senior Clinical Data Managers runs from $58K to $129K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Senior Clinical Data Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up the majority of Senior Clinical Data Managers (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,325 - $115,525
(Median)
$61K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,899
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50%
90%

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$18.11 - $82.50
(Median)
$18
$38
$82
MEDIAN: $38.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,325 - $115,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,255  
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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$58,477 - $129,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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 - $12,255  
   
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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$58,477 - $129,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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 indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Project Management and Clinical Data Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Clinical Data Management and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Clinical Data Manager

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $65K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $84K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $102K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Clinical Data Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$91,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Senior Clinical Data Manager Salaries

National Average
$91,000

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Clinical Data Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%
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