Average Data Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Data Manager is $60,402.
MEDIAN $60,402
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$40k - $105k
$487 - $17k
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$988 - $10k
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$35k - $107k

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Job Description for Data Manager

Data Manager Tasks
  • Develop and manage computerized databases appropriate to the design of various research studies.
  • Assist with descriptive and exploratory statistical analyses.
  • Design and maintain management reports on the databases for various research studies.
  • Assist in the entry of research data into computerized databases.
  • Perform data management and all aspects of quality assurance for multiple research studies.
The top respondents for the job title Data Manager are from the companies The EMMES Corporation, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and Columbia University. Reported salaries are highest at Columbia University where the average pay is $76,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, earning around $60,000. The EMMES Corporation pays the lowest at around $46,452. Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $47,000.

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Popular Skills for Data Manager

Skills in Data Management and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Database Management & Reporting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Manager

An entry-level Data Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,723 based on 196 salaries. An early career Data Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,687 based on 688 salaries. A mid-career Data Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,539 based on 427 salaries. An experienced Data Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,336 based on 357 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,205.
Employees with Data Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 66.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (14.6% more) and New York, New York (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.2% less).

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