Clinical Manager Salary

Median pay for Clinical Managers in the United States is around $69K per year, but employers in Philadelphia offer the biggest paychecks; average compensation in that city is approximately $109K. Clinical Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+34 percent), Los Angeles (+30 percent), New York (+26 percent), and Baltimore (+19 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$44,525 - $100,300
$45K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $68,869
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$16.11 - $43.08
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MEDIAN: $28.16
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,525 - $100,300  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,242  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,187  
Commission
$9,433  
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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$41,436 - $99,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 697
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $43.08  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,242  
   
Commission
$9,433  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,187  
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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$41,436 - $99,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 223
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Job Description for Clinical Manager

A clinical manager is a specialized manager who works in a clinic or medical office that provides primary and ongoing care. In a smaller organization, they are given authority by the doctors in the practice to manage the day-to-day treatment strategies that have been prescribed, and they are expected to ensure that all facets of care and scheduling are administered in an organized, effective manner. Clinical managers may also be employed in larger healthcare facilities as departmental managers. In these situations, the clinical manager normally oversees a department and its non-physician/specialist personnel. In this capacity, the clinical manager is also responsible for managing scheduling and keeping the department working in a way that coordinates with the doctors and needs of the patients. In all environments, they generally also coordinate with the medical office or the department manager to ensure that necessary equipment and supplies are purchased to meet treatment needs. A clinical manager generally works during regular business hours. He or she should expect to spend much of their time on their feet and walking.

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Clinical Manager Tasks

  • Supervise staff and give direction on quality and consistent patient care.
  • Manage the selection, training, and development of staff.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, and participate in care plan development.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational activities.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Manager


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It's not very common for Clinical Managers to move on to become Directors of Operations. Average pay for a Director of Operations is $89K annually. As Clinical Managers progress in their field, many go on to become Clinical Directors. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $72K per year. Another common career choice for Clinical Managers is to move into a Practice Manager role. Typically, Practice Managers get paid $54K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Manager


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Fresenius Medical Care North America offers the most; Clinical Managers earn $85K on average there.

Employees at Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. take home the smallest paychecks, and $84K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $62K and quickly nearing the top at only $95K.

Popular Skills for Clinical Manager


Survey takers working as Clinical Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Clinical Research, Team Leadership, and Dialysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 78 percent, 28 percent, and 26 percent, respectively. Those listing Training as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Office Management and Electronic Medical Records also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Clinical Supervision are similarly competent in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Clinical Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $60K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $68K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $71K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $72K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,405

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

Clinical Manager Reviews

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

Clinical Manager in Auburn:
`"$Mostly good but stress is high."`
Pros: There are a lot of professional trainings that are offered by the agency. Also, they pay cash into HSA account that can be used for health care deductibles.
Cons: High stress and turnover make it difficult to keep employees happy. Also compensation is not livable on your own.

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Key Stats for Clinical Manager

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Clinical Manager Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$67,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Clinical Manager Salaries

Clinical Research
▲78%

Team Leadership
▲28%

▲26%

Physical Therapy
▲24%

Wound Care
▲7%

Leadership
▲6%




National Average
$67,000



Budget Management
▼4%


Office Management
▼28%

Training
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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