Senior Clinical Data Manager Salary

More than half of Senior Clinical Data Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $59K to $134K per year, and the average comes out to $91K annually. Overall cash earnings for Senior Clinical Data Managers stretch from $59K on the lower end to $134K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Senior Clinical Data Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Senior Clinical Data Managers making up 71 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,268 - $120,745

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$18.24 - $77.28

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$62,268 - $120,745  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,865  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,033  
Total Pay (?
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$58,761 - $133,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$18.24 - $77.28  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $65.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,865  
   
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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$58,761 - $133,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $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 $102K 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 11 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 8%
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