What Does A Clinical Data Analyst Do?

A Clinical data analyst is a role that specializes in healthcare information. Also known as clinical informatics analysts, these individuals excel in making sure that experiments and data gathered by scientists are valid. They make sure that all procedures are followed in the process of gathering data. Their efforts improve the care of other individuals in the future.

Along with the descriptions above, clinical data analysts gather insights that help save on overall operating costs. The use of these individuals in an organization can reduce errors in medications, healthcare practices, and more! Even though it seems like all these tasks are different, sometimes the job does have repetitive tasks.

Salary Range For Clinical Data Analysts

Salary ranges differ for this particular position. Although currently, it is estimated that on average, a CDA can make upwards of an average of $74,000 per year. While the top 10% of CDA’s can make upwards of $95,000 on average. Though the more years of experience a CDA has under their belt the more likely they are to get paid more in the long run. Don’t be discouraged by a lower salary to start!

How to Become a Clinical Data Analyst

Qualifications for a clinical data analyst include:

  • Bachelors Degree in areas such as:
    • Science
    • Health Sciences
    • Computer Science
    • Information Technology
    • And Management
  • Some skills preferred are:
    • SQL (Structured Query Language)
    • Python
    • Data Visualization
    • Microsoft excel
    • And more

More Information

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