How much does a Clinical Data Specialist make in the United States? The average Clinical Data Specialist salary in the United States is $76,121 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $60,422 and $85,800. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Clinical Data Specialist Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Clinical Data Specialist Salary $46,130 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Clinical Data Specialist Salary $60,422 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Clinical Data Specialist Salary $76,121 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Clinical Data Specialist Salary $85,800 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Clinical Data Specialist Salary $94,613 US May 28, 2024
25% $60,422 10% $46,130 90% $94,613 75% $85,800 $76,121 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Clinical Data Specialist need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Clinical Research: Clinical research is a branch of healthcare science that determines the safety and effectiveness (efficacy) of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use. These may be used for prevention, treatment, diagnosis or for relieving symptoms of a disease. Clinical research is different from clinical practice. In clinical practice established treatments are used, while in clinical research evidence is collected to establish a treatment.

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Oncology: Designing, constructing, and repairing dental prosthetics and restorative and orthodontic devices to help patients correct dental conditions.

Analysis 6.99%
Clinical Research 3.56%
Oncology 2.29%
Others 87.16%
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Job Description for Clinical Data Specialist

Clinical Data Specialist designs and maintains clinical quality databases. Queries databases, creates reports and analyzes data to comply with regulatory reporting requirements and support improvements in clinical effectiveness. Being a Clinical Data Specialist defines and tests new measures, validates data, and takes steps to automate and improve the data collection process. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Clinical Data Specialist typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Clinical Data Specialist gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Clinical Data Specialist typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Clinical Data Specialist salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Clinical Data Specialist, the highest Clinical Data Specialist salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Clinical Data Specialist salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Clinical Data Specialist salary is in Miami, FL, where the Clinical Data Specialist salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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