$58,942
Avg. Salary
$18.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,845

Bonus

$2,457

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Data Manager is $18.81 per hour.

The median Data Manager has a base pay of $58,942. Salaries generally range from $39k to $102k. The median bonus is $4,845. Skills that can affect salary include Data Management, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Database Management & Reporting, SQL, Microsoft Word, Project Management, Microsoft Access, People Management, SAS, Data Entry, Data Processing, Visual Basic (VB), SPSS.
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$18.81
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$29.03
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MEDIAN $18.81
$39k
10%
$59k
50%
$102k
90%
MEDIAN $58,942
$38,661 - $101,711
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MEDIAN: $58,942
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$0$101K
Salary $38,661 - $101,711
Bonus $378 - $15,624
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,060
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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$33,902 - $101,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,236
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $13.11 - $29.03
Overtime $18.91 - $47.04
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $378 - $15,624
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,060
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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$33,902 - $101,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 269

Job Description for Data Manager

Data managers are responsible for handling database systems, and they develop policies, ideas, procedures, and (as needed) assign tasks to other employees. Data managers interact with a number of individuals within the company, from data entry clerks to corporate executives. Their responsibilities typically include supervising assistants in data management, supervising data collection systems, managing data entry, ensuring data system is operational, troubleshooting data submission errors, preparing data reports, and overseeing general activity involving data.

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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.

Data Manager Pay By Employer

$0$59K

$44,104

Common Career Paths for Data Manager


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As Data Managers transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Clinical Data Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Clinical Data Managers earn $89K on average per year. The most common next step for a Data Manager is to become a Clinical Data Manager or a Senior Data Analyst. The former position pays an additional $10K per year on average, and the latter position pays $20K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Data Manager


Survey takers working as Data Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Project Management, and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 13 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Entry, Data Processing, and Microsoft Office. Most people who know Data Management also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Access.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Manager

Pay by Experience for a Data Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 443 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 257 salaries. An experienced Data Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 196 salaries. A Data Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,559

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

For Data Managers, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 69 percent above the national average. Data Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+29 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), Seattle (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). St. Louis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Richmond and Rockville (14 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Data Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Data Manager?

Data Manager in Boise:
"Good."
Pros: Nice people
Cons: Industry on verge on collapse

Data Manager in New York:
"Data curation and analysis."
Pros: I love curating data, analyzing it, seeing where it needs to go, designing long term projects, and managing and vetting vendors. I like managing folks and the hiring process is always exciting. Being a director I like having close access to the CEO.
Cons: Many tasks, often overloaded. Can be stressful since the responsibility stops with me.

Data Manager in Seattle:
"Don't get stuck."
Do not stay in a job that crushes your spirit.

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Key Stats for Data Manager

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 246 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Data Manager Salaries

▲38%

▲20%

▲11%

National Average
$56,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Data Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 246 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%