Clinical Data Managers


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+30.9% (much faster than the average)


What Clinical Data Managers Do

Apply knowledge of health care and database management to analyze clinical data, and to identify and report trends.

Other Job Titles Clinical Data Managers May Have

Clinical Data Management Director (CDM Director), Clinical Data Management Manager (CDM Manager), Clinical Data Manager, Clinical Informatics Manager, Data Deliverables Manager, Data Management Manager

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Design and validate clinical databases, including designing or testing logic checks.
  • Process clinical data, including receipt, entry, verification, or filing of information.
  • Generate data queries, based on validation checks or errors and omissions identified during data entry, to resolve identified problems.
  • Develop project-specific data management plans that address areas such as coding, reporting, or transfer of data, database locks, and work flow processes.
  • Monitor work productivity or quality to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures.

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