Clinical Data Managers

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What do they do?

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

Also known as:

Clinical Data Associate, Clinical Data Management Associate Director (CDM Associate Director), Clinical Data Management Director (CDM Management Director), Clinical Data Management Manager (CDM Manager), Clinical Data Manager, Clinical Informatics Manager, Clinical Research Associate, Data Deliverables Manager, Data Management Manager, Data Management Specialist

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Statisticians in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Statisticians is projected to grow 30 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • 30.6%

    Percent Change

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  • 5,300

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Typical College Majors

Majors that prepare Clinical Data Managers:

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (20.6%)
  • Master's degree (40.7%)
  • Bachelor's degree (31.8%)
  • Associate's degree (1.8%)
  • Some college, no degree (5.1%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (0%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Evaluate data quality.
  • Create databases to store electronic data.
  • Prepare data for analysis.
  • Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems.
  • Develop procedures for data management.
  • Monitor operational activities to ensure compliance with regulations or standard operating procedures.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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