Clinical Data Analyst Salary

Median pay for Clinical Data Analysts in the United States is around $62K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Clinical Data Analysts survey respondents are women (71 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Clinical Data Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction.

$43,946 - $82,082
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$64K
$82K
MEDIAN: $64,470
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$16.62 - $35.17
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MEDIAN: $21.76
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$0$82K
Salary $43,946 - $82,082
Bonus $0.00 - $5,002
Total Pay (?
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$38,824 - $81,851
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 145
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $16.62 - $35.17
Overtime $31.21
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,002
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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$38,824 - $81,851
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Clinical Data Analyst

Clinical data analysts manage and examine clinical data for their organization. Their typical duties include data reporting, data analytics, and data mining, as well as coordinating with relevant departments (for example, the clinical operations and clinical strategy departments) to determine areas for analysis and the appropriate metrics to ensure data analysis is optimally useful. They must develop plans for data-related projects, identifying necessary resources and determining timelines and milestones. Other tasks performed by clinical data analysts may include performing data validation, handling data reconciliation, and working to retrieve missing data as needed.

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Clinical Data Analyst Tasks

  • Train staff and users to work with computer systems and programs.
  • Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow.
  • Create and run data reports on periodic and adhoc basis.
  • Develop programs and databases to assist staff in accurately capturing and recording data for study and validation.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Data Analyst


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Clinical Data Analysts may enjoy increased earnings if they become Clinical Data Managers. This seems to be a popular career move, and Clinical Data Manager earn a slightly higher median of $64K annually.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Data Analyst


Survey results show that Clinical Data Analysts use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in SAS, SAS, SQL, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Those listing Clinical Research as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Clinical Data Management also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to know SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Data Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Data Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Data Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 134 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Data Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Clinical Data Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 25 salaries. A Clinical Data Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,766

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Boston is home to an above-average pay rate for Clinical Data Analysts, 28 percent higher than the national average. Clinical Data Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+23 percent) and New York (+16 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Minneapolis.

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Key Stats for Clinical Data Analyst

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$60,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Clinical Data Analyst Salaries

SAS
▲9%

SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
▲5%

SQL
▲1%

National Average
$60,000



Clinical Data Management
▼13%

Microsoft Office
▼15%

Clinical Research
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%
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