Clinical Supervisor Salary

For Clinical Supervisors, yearly average wages total $55K annually. Geography is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and years of experience are driving factors as well. The majority of Clinical Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Clinical Supervisors far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,854 - $76,348
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$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,854
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$16.84 - $40.75
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MEDIAN: $24.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,854 - $76,348  
   
Bonus
$304.83 - $5,206  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$38,618 - $79,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,009
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.84 - $40.75  
   
Overtime
$21.64 - $53.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$304.83 - $5,206  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$38,618 - $79,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 428

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Job Description for Clinical Supervisor

Generally, a clinical supervisor is the person responsible for the operational activities of a clinic. In that managerial role, the clinical supervisor performs a variety of operational and human resource-related tasks. They schedule, coordinate, and direct the activities of clinic employees; often, they schedule employees' hours and delegate the tasks to clinic employees to perform. The clinical supervisor oversees employees' activities to make sure they are of sufficient quality and meet the standards of all applicable laws and regulations. The clinical supervisor may also be in charge of ordering supplies for the clinic, monitoring the clinic's inventory, and aiding and supervising the maintenance of any clinic equipment.

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Clinical Supervisor Tasks

  • Oversee health workers in day-to-day operations, ensuring compliance and high quality of care.
  • Cover shifts when staffing challenges arise.
  • Lead, coach, mentor and instruct clinical staff, providing orientation and ongoing training.
  • Manage budget, operational metrics, and performance reviews.
  • Audit charts, schedules, and patient records to confirm documentation and safety needs are met.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Supervisor


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For Clinical Supervisors, progressing to a Director of Clinical Services role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Director of Clinical Services can earn $81K annually. The most common promotion for Clinical Supervisors is Clinical Director, a position that typically pays $71K annually. Another standard transition for Clinical Supervisors seeking advancement is to assume a Licensed Clinical Social Worker role, where pay is often $52K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Supervisor


Known for taking on a considerable number of Clinical Supervisors, Catholic Charities, The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Easter Seals Inc., Maxim Healthcare Services, and Carolinas Healthcare Systems are leading firms in the industry. Carolinas Healthcare Systems offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $71K.

Popular Skills for Clinical Supervisor


Clinical Supervisors seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Home Health/Home Care, Clinical Education, Program Management, and Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 18 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Education, Training Program Development, and Electronic Medical Records. Most people familiar with Clinical Supervision also know Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Supervisor

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


Clinical Supervisors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $50K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $54K. Clinical Supervisors bring in $57K after working for 10 to 20 years. After two decades in the workforce, the average Clinical Supervisor generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $61K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,144

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

With a pay rate for Clinical Supervisors that is 24 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Clinical Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+23 percent), Seattle (+20 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), and Minneapolis (+15 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Tampa Clinical Supervisors earning much less — 27 percent less — than the national average. Workers in Colorado Springs and Portland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

Clinical Supervisor Reviews

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

Clinical Supervisor in Nacogdoches:
"Clinical Supervisor."
Pros: Getting the opportunity to work with a great group of hard working individuals. The flexibility of being able to leave or take off if I absolutely have to.
Cons: Not having enough people to properly perform our duties. The stress of dealing with uncooperative employees.

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Key Stats for Clinical Supervisor

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 167 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Clinical Supervisor Salaries

▲13%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$54,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Clinical Supervisor Salaries

Clinical Education
▲18%

Home Health/Home Care
▲18%

Program Management
▲11%




▲1%


National Average
$54,000

▼1%

Group Therapy
▼5%

Case Management
▼6%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼10%

Training Program Development
▼12%

Patient Education
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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