Clinical Supervisor Salary (United States)

A typical Clinical Supervisor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $51,683 per year. Pay generally spreads from $36,761 to $76,439 per year. Total cash compensation to Clinical Supervisors bottoms out near $38,644 and approaches $75,414 on the high end; the bigger paychecks include approximately $3,092 from bonuses and almost $5,068 from profit sharing. Residency and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority in this profession are lucky enough to receive benefits; most get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. Most Clinical Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Clinical Supervisor Salary (?
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$38,644 - $75,414
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MEDIAN: $52,384
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Clinical Supervisor Salary (?
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$15.51 - $37.29
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,644 - $75,414  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,092  
Profit Sharing
$497.77 - $5,068  
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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$36,761 - $76,439  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 749
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.51 - $37.29  
   
Overtime
$16.53 - $48.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,092  
   
Profit Sharing
$497.77 - $5,068  
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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$36,761 - $76,439  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 306
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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
  • Manage budget, operational metrics, and performance reviews.
  • Audit charts, schedules, and patient records to confirm documentation and safety needs are met.
  • Lead, coach, mentor and instruct clinical staff, providing orientation and ongoing training.
  • Oversee health workers in day-to-day operations, ensuring compliance and high quality of care.
  • Cover shifts when staffing challenges arise.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Supervisor

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Clinical Supervisors who transition into Clinical Services Directors are seldom found, but they do earn an extra $26K per year. However, Clinical Supervisors typically graduate to Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)s or Clinical Directors.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Supervisors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Program Management is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 5 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training Program Development. Most people experienced in 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.
For Clinical Supervisors, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Workers new to the field can expect to earn $46K, increasing to $51K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $55K after 10 to 20 years. After two decades on the job, Clinical Supervisors see salary growth dwindle, averaging $59K. The majority of Clinical Supervisors have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

Pay Difference By Location

Milwaukee
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San Diego
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New York
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Atlanta
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Richmond
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Seattle
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Charlotte
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Phoenix
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National Average
$52,000
Chicago
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Philadelphia
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Austin
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Pittsburgh
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Houston
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For those looking to make money, Clinical Supervisors in Milwaukee enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include Los Angeles, San Diego, New York, and Atlanta, where Clinical Supervisors typically earn around 27 percent, 22 percent, 19 percent, and 18 percent more than usual. The lowest-paying market is Houston, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Portland (-11 percent and -11 percent, respectively).

Clinical Supervisor Reviews

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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Experience Affects Clinical Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Clinical Supervisor Salaries

Program Management
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Clinical Supervision
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National Average
$52,000
People Management
up arrow 1%
Training
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Counseling
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Training Program Development
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 272 votes.

Gender

Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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